“This isn’t a severe investigation,” Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), who changed Cheney final 12 months because the No. 3 Home Republican, stated on Newsmax. “This can be a partisan political witch hunt.”
Pelosi final 12 months vetoed two of the 5 Republicans McCarthy appointed to the committee, main Home Republicans to refuse to take part. The 2 Republicans on the committee, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ailing.) and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), voted to question Trump over his function within the rebel and have been appointed to the committee by Pelosi.
However some Republicans, together with McCarthy, have continued to forged doubt on the 2020 election with out proof.
Requested in a information convention on Thursday whether or not he thought President Biden was the reliable winner of the election, McCarthy refused to say. “Joe Biden is the president,” McCarthy stated, utilizing a typical chorus that avoids admitting that Biden gained with out fraud.
“There are nonetheless quite a lot of issues nonetheless within the election course of,” he added.