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May 28, 2021

Senate Blocks Partisan Star Chamber January 6 Commission

It got 54 votes, with 35 voting nay. It takes 60 votes to close debate on the bill and proceed to final passage.

A lot of people abstained, it looks like. Some real heroes there.

Fox News:

[T]he legislation faced an uphill climb in the 50-50 split Senate, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., also opposing the commission. McConnell argued there are already enough investigations into the Jan. 6 attack.


"I do not believe the additional, extraneous 'commission' that Democratic leaders want would uncover crucial new facts or promote healing," McConnell said Thursday. "Frankly, I do not believe it is even designed to."

From a friend, the six Republicans who voted to advance the bill, below.

Before checking, just take a guess.

Just guess.

And after you guess, don't bother checking, because your guess is 100% right.



Murkowksi
Collins
Cassidy
Sasse
Romney
Portman

Cassidy is a liberal scumbag from Louisiana. I have no idea why supposedly red states continue to elect Blue State "Republicans." This is the fault of the state parties and of Mitch McConnell, who is always throwing his weight behind liberal Rockefeller Republicans. All he wants from them is adherence to the Corporate Shadow Government.

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