Jan. 6 Inquisition Staff Angry With Cheney’s Trump Derangement Syndrome
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- The Jan. 6 committee’s staff is reportedly angry with Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) apparent overfixation on former President Donald Trump, particularly in the commission’s final report.
- In her position as vice chairwoman, the Wyoming congresswoman has exerted considerable control over the investigation, steering it away from the original goal of investigating security failures on Jan. 6 to an attack on former President Donald Trump. Her policy of removing investigations not immediately relating to Trump has sparked frustration from many working on the committee.
- “We all came from prestigious jobs, dropping what we were doing because we were told this would be an important fact-finding investigation that would inform the public,” one former committee staffer told the outlet. “But when [the committee] became a Cheney 2024 campaign, many of us became discouraged.”
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