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Since the prospects for Senate passage of the recent House bill creating such a commission appear slim, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should follow through on her willingness to create a select committee to conduct a full and professional investigation of the January 6 insurrection instead, writes Ken Ballen. The model for this panel should be the select committee that investigated the Iran-Contra affair. ...
The Senate approved a bill that would require the Biden administration and the director of national intelligence to declassify intelligence on the origins of COVID-19 by unanimous consent Wednesday evening. ...
Bharat Ramamurti, deputy director of the White House National Economic Council, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the “major problems” with the Senate Republicans’ $928 billion infrastructure counterproposal and the proposed $257 billion in new spending, a fraction of what the president has proposed. Ramamurti says, “if we want to maintain our standing in the world…we have to make these investments.”   ...
GOP Senators will get a chance to grill Biden's chief amnesty bureaucrat Wednesday morning -- and to vote against her confirmation. ...

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