June 30, 2021

U.S. House to vote on select committee to probe deadly Capitol attack

Featuring Carrie Cordero

Source: Reuters

Journalist Susan Cornwell

The U.S. House of Representatives votes Wednesday on legislation to create a new select committee to probe the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, after Senate Republicans in May blocked an independent commission to probe the assault.

Hundreds of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the building that day in an unsuccessful attempt to stop Congress from certifying Democratic President Joe Biden's election win. The violence left five dead, including a Capitol Police officer.

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Authors

  • Carrie Cordero

    Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow

    Carrie Cordero is the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow and General Counsel at CNAS. Her research and writing interests focus on homeland security and intelligence community overs...