Aaron BlakeHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) attended a press conference Thursday to offer a preview of the January 6 public committee hearings, which were due to begin Thursday evening. He called the committee illegitimate and overly political, suggesting that House time would be better used on issues such as inflation, gas prices and crime. “
“What it did, however, was only reinforce how much the main questions about January 6, 2021 and what preceded it remain largely unanswered – or at least unstable, thanks to people like McCarthy, who once expressed great. interest in them “.
In the space of 60 seconds, McCarthy was asked five times if President Biden’s victory in the 2020 election was legitimate. Each time he refused to answer. “