House GOP Leaders Shrug At RNC Calling Jan. 6 'Legitimate Political Discourse'
House Republican leaders are not upset that the Republican National Committee called the Capitol riot “legitimate political discourse.”
The RNC censured Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) for participating in a Democrat-led committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on Congress.
“Representatives Cheney and Kinzinger are participating in a Democrat-led persecution of ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse,” the resolution said.
The House Republican conference chair, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), told reporters Tuesday that “the RNC has every right to take any action,” adding that lawmakers are ultimately accountable...