Donald Trump won his case again. At his instigation, the Senate Republicans blocked the creation of an independent commission of inquiry dedicated to the January 6 attack on the Capitol in Washington.
The attack was aimed at blocking the certification of the results of the controversial November 2020 presidential election by the former president.. The latter promises without a little evidence a Massive fraud He lost his re-election. Despite the negative votes of one-third of the Republican-elected officials in both chambers, the attack only delayed certification for a few hours.
In the aftermath of this attack, unprecedented in American history, the plan of a commission of inquiry became clear based on the model developed in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
Every tragic episode that the United States has experienced since the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 until the assassination of John Kennedy in 1963 has been followed by in-depth investigations entrusted to independent personalities. After several weeks of negotiations, a compromise was reached by two officials from both parties, and the Democrats finally agreed to all of the Republican demands.
“What are you afraid of?”
But Donald Trump has spoken out against the offer since he was immediately deported to Mar-e-Lago, Florida. “Democratic Trap”. “Republicans need to be tough and smart and stop being used by the extreme left. I hope Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are listening!”, He thundered. The leader of the Republican minority in the Senate and his representative in the House of Representatives, while highly critical of the former president’s attitude during the events, later agreed, refusing to shed light on the attack, its fountains and the role it played in particular. Presented by Donald Trump on January 6th.
The commission plan was able to cross the stage of the House of Representatives, where a simple democratic majority was sufficient, but it stumbled against the Republican “Philipster” in the Senate. In a high legislature divided into two equal camps of fifty elected by the vote of Senate Vice President Kamala Harris, a deserving majority of sixty votes is required.
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