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Why Jim Banks and Jim Jordan Were Blocked From the Capitol Riot Panel

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she was barring them from a committee scrutinizing the attack based on Democrats' concerns about their "statements made and actions taken" around the assault.
WASHINGTON — The two House Republicans Speaker Nancy Pelosi barred from a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol are both staunch defenders of former President Donald J. Trump who backed his efforts to invalidate the election and have opposed investigating the assault on Congress.

Ms. Pelosi said she had decided to disqualify Representatives…
Nicholas Fandos
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