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Pelosi: McCarthy Has ‘Obligation’ to Cooperate with Jan. 6 Panel

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) should cooperate with the House of Representatives panel investigating the breach of the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday. “He has an obligation as we seek the truth,” Pelosi told reporters during a briefing on Capitol Hill. McCarthy announced a day prior that he would not cooperate with the committee’s “abuse of power that stains this institution today and will harm it going forward.” The panel, formally titled the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, includes just two Republicans, both of which were tapped by Pelosi. The House speaker refused to seat two of the members picked by McCarthy, prompting the top Republican to pull all his selections and denounce the process. Now he, along with other Republicans who have been targeted by the panel, are refusing to cooperate, leading to questions of whether the …

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