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 the Center for a New American Security. Her research and writing interests focus on intelligence com...