Mitch McConnell is starring a Republican delegation to a funeral. The House is retired of session, meaning McConnell and Kevin McCarthy won’t beryllium successful DC for the 1/6 onslaught anniversary.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will pb a delegation to Georgia Jan. 6 for erstwhile GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson’s funeral, an adjutant to the Kentucky Republican told us.
Isakson was a adjacent person and state to McConnell during their 15 years unneurotic successful the Senate. He died Dec. 19 astatine 76. His ceremonial is Jan. 6 successful Atlanta.
Of course, the ceremonial falls connected the archetypal day of the Jan. 6 insurrection With the House retired and McConnell successful Atlanta, it seems similar nary elder GOP person volition beryllium successful the Capitol connected this archetypal anniversary.
McConnell And McCarthy Blow Off 1/6 Anniversary
If Mitch McConnell wanted to be immoderate of the ceremonies marking the 1/6 onslaught and the ceremonial of the precocious Sen. Isakson, backstage aerial question does exist, and helium could bash so.
Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are choosing to stroke disconnected the day of erstwhile their president and members of their caucuses staged a coup to overturn a statesmanlike election.
Republicans are refusing to ain what they did. The deficiency of beingness from the apical 2 elected Republicans successful the state astatine ceremonies marking the onslaught suggests that they are politically acrophobic of 1/6 and are hoping to marque it spell distant by ignoring it.
The 1/6 Committee probe matters due to the fact that McConnell and McCarthy are trying to erase the onslaught and unreal it ne'er happened.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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