Pelosi Says Commission to Probe Capitol Breach Should Have Subpoena PowerEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that a proposed commission to investigate the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol should have subpoena power. During her weekly news conference, Pelosi was asked if the commission, supposedly modeled after the one established by President George W. Bush to examine the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon, should be able to demand testimony from unwilling witnesses. “You have to have subpoena power,” Pelosi replied, adding that there is “strong support in the country” for the congressional effort to “find the truth” behind what she described as “domestic terrorism.” Following a failed attempt to link President Donald Trump’s speech with the violence occurred in the nation’s capital, Pelosi announced in her Feb. 15 letter to lawmakers that there will be an “outside, independent” commission to probe the incident. The commission, she said, will “investigate and report on the …Read More

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