Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at some stage in a news conference with House impeachment managers on the fifth day of the impeachment trial of broken-down President Donald Trump, on charges of inciting the deadly attack on the US Capitol, in Washington, DC, on February 13, 2021.REUTERS/Al Drago/File Photo
Nancy Pelosiannounced plans to establish a “9/11-form Commission” to investigate the Capitol revolt.
- She said she wanted the panel to behold into the “preparedness and response” of Capitol police.
- More than 250 of us have been charged in connection to the Capitol revolt.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans on Monday to create a “9/11-form commission” to investigate the January 6 Capitol insurrection.
She announced her plan for the commission in a letter to House Democrats that was shared on her online page.
“To provide protection to our safety, our safety, our safety, our next step will be to establish an outside, self reliant 9/11-form Commission,” she wrote. The commission would “investigate and fable on the facts and causes relating to the January 6, 2021 domestic terrorist attack upon the United States Capitol Complex,” she wrote.
She said she also wanted the panel to behold into the “preparedness and response” from Capitol police and other law enforcement officers at the attack, wherein 5 of us, including a Capitol Police officer, died.
Pelosi said that retired Lt. General Russel Honoré has been reviewing the Capitol’s “safety infrastructure” in the weeks since the revolt, and is at the moment taking a behold into how to guarantee that an attack would now not happen again.
“He has been working with Committees of Jurisdiction and will continue to make proposals. It is clear from his findings and from the impeachment trial that we must always gain to the reality of how this happened,” she said.
Nearly six weeks after the professional-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol, extra than 5,000 National Guard troops are aloof stationed at the Capitol advanced, and are expected to stay till at least mid-March, Reuters reported.