Pelosi Considering More Anti-Trump Republicans For January 6 Committee After Rejecting GOP Picks

Nancy Pelosi is reportedly considering adding additional ‘NeverTrump’ Republicans to the select committee she’s assembled to investigate the Capitol riot – with rabid anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger apparently being an option.

“We’ll see,” she told reporters when asked if she’d be willing to add more Republicans to the committee to investigate the incident.

“It’s about seeking the truth and that’s what we owe the American people.”

The House Speaker is considering adding Kinzinger to the investigation, as well as former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA), a fellow Trump critic and a man who defended Rep. Liz Cheney when she was ousted from GOP leadership for her repeat attacks on the former President.

Cheney and Kinzinger were the only two Republicans who sided with Pelosi in voting to create the select committee to probe the January 6 Capitol protest.

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Pelosi Might Consider Teaming Up With Kinzinger

With the crux of the January 6 select committee focusing on Donald Trump’s role in allegedly ‘inciting’ his supporters, Pelosi’s attempts to keep pro-Trump Republicans off the panel and install people she feels are acceptable is blatant partisanship.

“I’m incredibly worried that the ultimate end product will not be seen as objective,” Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI), who himself voted to impeach Trump, told Axios.

The assertion that Pelosi is open to adding anti-Trump Republicans to the committee comes just days after she rejected House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s recommendations of Representatives Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) to serve.

Banks and Jordan objected to certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election, a move viewed by Democrats as instigating the incident that took place on January 6.

Jordan, meanwhile, is a staunch and very vocal ally of former President Trump.

Pelosi’s effort to keep Trump supporters from the panel prompted House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to respond by pulling every Republican pick from the committee.

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Kinzinger Is CNN’s Favorite NeverTrumper

Kinzinger joined Cheney in bending the knee to Pelosi when voting in favor of the committee, saying the January protest at the Capitol was a “most egregious attack.”

“We need a full accounting of what happened on January 6, 2021—we need answers on who was involved in the insurrection and who played a role in orchestrating it,” he added.

“We need transparency and truth.”

The truth is, he wants neither. Nor does Pelosi.

What kind of transparency does Kinzinger think will come from a committee filled predominantly with people who despise President Trump?

And, if he were interested in ‘truth,’ Kinzinger would reject the notion of a panel that features Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD), a man who objected to the certification of electoral votes when Trump won the election – the very same action being investigated here.

The fact of the matter is Pelosi is trying to serve as ringmaster for an anti-Trump circus and Kinzinger and Cheney are her top picks to serve as her little Ringling Brothers.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) slammed the political theater.

“I mean at this point the committee is not, I think, worthy of support or recognition from my perspective,” Roy said. “Pelosi has made very clear that this is a political politicized effort.”

 

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AOC Goes Wild On Instagram Live Video: Republicans Only Care About ‘White Supremacy,’ Trump Cabinet Has ‘Blood’ On Their Hands

In an Instagram live video, far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) made wild claims on the eve of a second impeachment vote against President Donald Trump.

The leader of the “Squad” of far-left Democrats touched on the recent riots at the Capitol, voter suppression, and “white supremacy.”

Trump Cabinet Members ‘Have Blood On Their Hands’

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez attacked several of President Trump’s Cabinet members as being complicit in the violence at the Capitol on January 6th.

She accused former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, the wife of Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of engaging in a conflict of interest for holding that position, without explaining why.

She also stated that former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Chao had resigned rather than “fulfilling their duties in acting the 25th Amendment and removing the president of the United States.”

Not only had both Chao and DeVos denounced the violence at the Capitol, it was the reason for their resignations.

She stated that Cabinet members “think that resigning will clean the blood off their hands,” referring to the five people that died in relation to Wednesday’s violence:

“Those five people’s blood is on your hands. What are you going to do? And they think that resigning is going to clean that blood off their hands. It is always on them. They are forever stained with the deaths of five people, especially when they did not invoke the 25th Amendment to remove this president when they had the power to do so.”

She blamed the Trump administration for children of those coming across the border illegally being ‘held in cages.’ This was a practice started in 2014 by the Obama administration.

She also accused Republicans of not caring about the Capitol Police officers who were killed during the riot, and using “blue lives matter” as merely a slogan.

In her rant, she claimed that Republicans don’t really care about the law or police, but rather “white supremacy.”

“I don’t want to hear or see the Republican Party talk about blue lives ever again. This was never about safety for them. It was always a slogan, because if they actually cared about rule of law they would speak up when people break the law. They would speak up. They would enforce fairness and equity but they don’t give a damn about the law. They don’t give a damn about order. They don’t give a damn about safety.

“They give a damn about white supremacy. They care about preserving the social order and the mythology of whiteness than the grandeur of our democracy.”

Ocasio-Cortez is a vocal advocate of the “defund the police” movement. 

Voter Suppression?

Interestingly, AOC made several eye-brow raising comments calling into the question the integrity of the election. 

Speaking of Republicans, she said:

“That’s what they care about. They lust for power more than care about democracy. That’s what those people did when they voted to overturn the results of our free and fair elections and you can barely call them that with the amount of voter suppression that they have engaged in across the country. It is generous to say the least, to call them that.”

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez continued on that theme by declaring that Georgia and other southern states “are not red states, but suppressed states” that “must be liberated to heal.”

Her claims of unsubstantiated voter suppression come after historic turnout in the 2020 presidential election.

“We’ve got to organize. And I think what we saw in Georgia is a really good example of black women leading the way, with multiracial and multicultural organizations leading the way, um, they proved that southern states are not red  states. They are suppressed states. which means that the only way our country is going to heal is through the actual liberation of southern states, the actual liberation of the poor, the actual liberation of working people-from economic, from social, and racial oppression. That’s the only way, that’s the only way.”

Biden’s “Controversial” Cabinet Picks

AOC hasn’t limited her criticisms to Republicans, though. She has also leveled complaints against Joe Biden’s cabinet picks since Election Day.

Ocasio-Cortez and other members of “the Squad” are upset at the nomination of Bruce Reed, who is described as a moderate “deficit hawk.”

Reed was announced on Tuesday as the presidential deputy chief of staff by the Biden transition team.

In a petition shared among progressives, it states, “Putting someone in the administration who will prioritize paying down the deficit ahead of all other concerns in charge is a recipe for cutting our earned benefits and turning the COVID recession into a depression.”  

Progressives are also becoming increasingly alarmed that Biden’s Cabinet are those who have spent substantial time at America’s biggest corporations, Washington D. C., and Wall Street.

Ocasio-Cortez called it a, “revolving door of corporate insiders.”

During the campaign, the Biden team made it appear as though the progressive wing of the party would have a substantial seat at the table.

If there are more nominations such as Bruce Reed, progressives may continue to be disappointed. 

Ocasio-Cortez made her entire remarks available here: 

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Trump Organization Fires Back After De Blasio Terminates All Contracts With New York City

The Trump Organization slammed New York City mayor Bill De Blasio for his “blatant disregard for the facts” after he terminated all contracts with the city.

De Blasio announced Wednesday that three contracts – including one which dates back 30-years – would end due to protests at the Capitol last week.

Long-standing contracts will end for the iconic skating rinks in Central Park, the park carousel, and Ferry Point Golf Course in the Bronx.

“The president incited a rebellion against the United States government that killed five people and threatened to derail the constitutional transfer of power,” de Blasio claimed.

“The City of New York will not be associated with those unforgivable acts in any shape, way, or form, and we are immediately taking steps to terminate all Trump Organization contracts,” he added.

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De Blasio Terminates NYC Contracts With Trump Organization

De Blasio, who only evades being the dumbest man in politics because he splits votes with the governor in his state, went on to accuse President Trump of being a criminal.

“What’s obvious is that these are sites that we want to continue serving the public, but not with an organization led by a criminal,” he said without evidence.

Trump has never been charged with a crime, despite the left’s best intentions to see it happen.

Therefore, we label the mayor’s statement ‘false’ and urge Twitter to make sure they add a disclaimer to De Blasio’s comments.

On a side note – if De Blasio were truly invested in trying to root out criminal activity in his city, he’d start by figuring out what his wife did with the $850 million in taxpayer money meant for a mental health program she lost.

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Trump Organization Fires Back

The Trump Organization fired back at De Blasio saying New York City “no legal right to end our contracts.”

They called it “another example of Mayor de Blasio’s blatant disregard for the facts” and noted, “if they elect to proceed, they will owe The Trump Organization over $30 million dollars.”

More importantly, they point out that De Blasio’s actions aren’t about seeking disassociation from ‘criminal’ activity but rather, it is just another example of ‘cancel culture.’

“This is nothing more than political discrimination, an attempt to infringe on the First Amendment and we plan to fight vigorously,” they stated.

De Blasio is just one of many extreme leftists engaging in economic and free speech attacks against the President based on the media’s Capitol riots narrative.

Trump was banned permanently from Twitter while Facebook and Instagram both locked the President down with indefinite suspensions.

Earlier today, YouTube announced that they were suspending his channel “for at least one week, and potentially longer.”

Conservatives jumped ship to other platforms like Parler, only to have Amazon pull the plug on hosting, and many who remained on Twitter were purged by the tens of thousands following allegations they were part of Qanon.

Mainstream media outlets jumped in with CNN calling for networks to first watch events attended by President Trump before determining what they want you to see and hear. 

 

Forbes threatened companies not to hire associates of the President.

“Want to ensure the world’s biggest business media brand approaches you as a potential funnel of disinformation?” they caution. “Then hire away.”

Businesses associated with President Trump are being de-platformed.

On Sunday, the PGA announced that the 2022 PGA Championship would no longer be held at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey, a course owned by the Trump organization.

If Joe Biden had an ounce of integrity he would denounce this obvious assault on free speech and the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

We already know De Blasio doesn’t have the integrity to operate within the truth. Perhaps Biden could give it a shot.

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