McConnell throws cold water on Dems’ proposed 1/6 commission
McConnell stated that he would be open to a commission closely focused on security on the hill.
“We could do something narrow that deals with the Capitol or we could possibly do something broader to analyze the full scope of the problem of political violence in this country,” McConnell added. “We cannot end up at an artificial, politicized half-point.”
McConnell’s comments underscore the great challenge that Democrats face in hoping, as Pelosi suggests, to restore the spirit of the 9/11 Commission, a bipartisan review of the 2001 terrorist attacks that is seen as a model for intensive scrutiny of nationally significant moments . Legislature has proposed similar “9/11 commissions” for the start of Covid in America.
McConnell’s remarks come as two …