We Don’t Need a Commission to Investigate the Capitol Riot

Protesters at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C, January 6, 2021 (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)
This Democrat-driven project would be hopelessly politicized.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W hy do we need a commission for this?

That’s one of the questions Rich Lowry and I batted around on The McCarthy Report podcast a couple of Fridays ago. We happened to be recording just as news broke that House Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) and ranking member John Katko (R., N.Y.), had reached an agreement to create a special bipartisan commission to examine the Capitol riot.

We should not be astonished that this agreement proved fleeting. Congressman Katko is a moderate who voted to impeach President Trump after the latter’s instigation of the rally that devolved into an

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