The US House of Representatives approves a commission to investigate the attack on the Capitol

The United States House of Representatives, with the help of 35 Republicans, approved by a Democratic majority the creation of a commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol by a group of supporters of former President Donald Trump. although the bill has met opposition from the Republican Party and its Senate approval is in the air.

With 252 yes-votes and 175 no-votes, the project also faced a difficult scenario in the House of Commons, as the Republican leadership opposed it, even though it finally won the support of enough Republicans to move forward – it took at least 10 and has reached 35–.

To be approved in the Senate, the bill would have to be elected by 10 Republicans while the leader of the Republican minority in the House of Lords, Mitch McConnell, publicly opposed it, viewing it as “biased and unbalanced” when asked to members of his party who vote against .

The US House of Representatives approves a commission to investigate the attack on the Capitol
The US House of Representatives approves a commission to investigate the attack on the Capitol

The House of Representatives’ first-instance commission, following the model of the commission created after the 9/11 attacks, will investigate the events that the Republicans claim led to the attack on the iconic Capitol. The leadership has already received reports from U.S. American Law Enforcement and Congressional Departments created.

In principle, the commission’s project was a bipartisan initiative as announced last week by the House National Security Committee’s lead Democrat Bennie Thompson of Mississippi and New York lead Republican John Katko, whom he has already elected to indict Trump for that what happened on January 13th on Capitol Hill.

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