Statement comes as vaccinations stall in US and Delta variant surgesNew York mayor requires city workers to get vaccinatedBiden announces protections for Americans with long-term Covid Why has US vaccine effort stalled?Sign up for our First Thing newsletter 5.28pm BST Hugo Lowell reports for the Guardian:The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is readying the committee that will on Tuesday begin its investigation into the attack on the Capitol to press ahead with an aggressive inquiry into Donald Trump, as she seeks to exploit a Republican refusal to participate that could leave the former president unguarded. Related: Nancy Pelosi primes Capitol attack panel to take hard line on Trump 5.13pm BST House minority leader Kevin McCarthy was among those who attended Joe Biden’s speech on the Americans with Disabilities Act.Before the president’s remarks, the Republican leader was asked about his thoughts on a second member of his caucus, Adam Kinzinger, accepting speaker Nancy Pelosi’s invitation to serve on the January 6 select committee.At WH, @GOPLeader responded to questions about Jan 6 Commission & criticized @SpeakerPelosi for selecting R members.McCarthy called @RepLizCheney @AdamKinzinger “Pelosi Republicans” pic.twitter.com/Jln7ALAGbq Related: Pelosi puts anti-Trump Republican Kinzinger on US Capitol attack panel Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2021-07-26 16:28:38
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