Pelosi Announces Commission to Investigate US Capitol Attack
Washington DC /
Is the president of Lok Sabha From the United States, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, Announced the creation of an independent commission Will investigate the “facts and causes” of the attack on the Capitol On 6 January, in which five people, including a policeman, died.
In a letter addressed to Democrats and distributed to the press, Pelosi clarified that the commission would be similar to what Congress had created after the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The purpose of this new unit will be to investigate the reaction of the Capitol Police, who were overwhelmed by the mob in the attack, as well as the response, “Preparation and Feedback” From other law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local levels “Interference in the peaceful transfer of power”.
The commission will be headed by Lieutenant General Russell honor, Who was already working with a congressional committee to find out what happened on January 6 in the United States, from the then administration of George W. Bush in 2005 to the response to Hurricane Katrina.
Based on what Honore has learned, Pelosi advised that the new commission would require more money to do its work.
This commission is formed after the former president. Donald Trump will pass his second impeachment test After being acquitted by the Senate, formed as a jury, charged with “inciting a rebellion” in an attack on the Capitol.
In particular, 57 senators, Including 7 republicans, He voted in favor of the sentence and against 43, an insufficient number for Democrats who needed a majority of 67 votes to approve the former president, something that was impossible from the outset.
This was Trump’s second impeachment trial, which had already gone through a similar process last year to pressure him on Ukraine.
A month after the attack, the Capitol is still surrounded by a high black fence and access to journalists, legislators and their teams is limited, so that the public is not reached, leading to numerous complaints among residents of the area.
In addition, some 5,000 of the Capitol are protected by reservoirs National Guard Who do not plan to leave the US capital until mid-March.
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