Republican Trump critic named on US Capitol riots inquiry
01 August 2021 | 2:05 pm
Congressman Adam Kinzinger says he'll work "to get to the truth and hold those responsible for the attack fully accountable." Republican leaders have boycotted the inquiry into the Capitol Hill riot on January 6.
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Trump was found liable in making defamatory statements about writer E. Jean Carroll when she went public with her allegation that the former president sexually abused her at a store in New York.
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House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he is directing a House committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The White House condemned the decision as "extreme politics."
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