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Ex-House members demand probe into sitting lawmakers linked to Jan. 6

Posted on AllSides December 21st, 2022
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The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, D.C. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

A bipartisan group of former members of the House of Representatives released an open letter Saturday demanding an ethics investigation into lawmakers linked to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Driving the news: The 36 former lawmakers urged current House members to request the Office of Congressional Ethics "thoroughly investigate those members who played a role in the events leading up to and on January 6th, and if appropriate, that the House exercise its disciplinary functions."

What they're saying: "Surely, taking part in an effort to overturn an election warrants an institutional response," the letter...

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