Trump: McCarthy Messed Up On Jan 6 Panel

The top Republican in the House of Representatives erred by not having GOP members on the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol breach, former President Donald Trump said on June 21.“It was a bad decision not to have representation on this Committee,” Trump told Wayne Allyn Root on his show. “That was a very, very foolish decision.”
“The Republicans don’t have a voice. They don’t even have anything to say,” Trump added to Punchbowl News.
It’s “not even a question” that McCarthy should have placed members on the panel, he said.
McCarthy’s office did not respond to a request for comment.
Trump spoke as the panel held another hearing exploring the former president’s efforts to challenge the 2020 election results.
Headed by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D‑Miss.), the panel is entirely made up of anti-Trump lawmakers, including Reps. Adam Schiff (D‑Calif.), Liz Cheney (R‑Wyo.), and Adam Kinzinger (R‑Ill.).
McCarthy picked five members for the panel, including House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Jim Jordan (R‑Ohio).
But House Speaker Nancy …

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