Liz Cheney says Kevin McCarthy is 'clearly trying to cover up what happened' at the Capitol riot after he refused to work with investigators

Posted on AllSides January 13th, 2022
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Rep. Liz Cheney said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy was trying to "cover up" what happened at the Capitol riot by refusing to work with the House committee investigating it.

Cheney, one of two Republicans on the committee, told CNN on Wednesday: "I wish that he were a brave and honorable man. He's clearly trying to cover up what happened. He has an obligation to come forward and we'll get to the truth."

She also refused to rule out the option of subpoenaing him, CNN reported.

McCarthy had said in a...

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