Moderate GOP senators call Jan. 6 commission ‘partisan’, US News Revolution
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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: The lead GOP negotiators on the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, L-R, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) speak to reporters after meeting privately with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. The group told reporters that they now have an agreement with Senate Democrats on the major issues of the bill. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 28: The lead GOP negotiators on the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, L-R, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Ark.), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) speak to reporters after meeting privately with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) at the U.S. Capitol. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) said she believes Jan. 6 was a very dark day for the U.S., but she also said that doesn’t legitimize House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) partisan committee. Speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, she said she doesn’t believe the committee will be seen as credible.

She went on to say how she fought hard for a bipartisan commission and is disappointed that such was not approved. “I think it would have had far more credibility than Pelosi’s partisan committee that she has set up,” Collins said referring to her hopes there would be a 9/11 style commission.

Immediately running cover for Pelosi, Tapper interjected to defend the stance that the committee actually was partisan because of the presence of anti-Trump Republicans Liz Cheney (Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (Ill.). When asked if she trusted the pair’s judgement, Collins said she does, but how

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