Bennie Thompson, centre, chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
Bennie Thompson, centre, chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

politico | January 6 riot committee leaders call Kevin McCarthy’s Trump comments ‘baseless’

  • The committee chair and vice chair called out Minority Leader McCarthy’s ‘misinformation campaign’ in a joint statement
  • Soon after the riot at the US Capitol, McCarthy said in a speech on the House floor that Donald Trump ‘bears responsibility’ for the attack

Bennie Thompson, centre, chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
Bennie Thompson, centre, chair of the select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
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