White House slams far-right Republicans' committee assignments

Posted on AllSides January 18th, 2023
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The White House on Wednesday condemned the addition of far-right Republicans to the House Oversight Committee, including Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Scott Perry (R-Pa.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.).

Why it matters: The blistering statement foreshadows the tension that will fester in Washington over the next two years, with the Oversight Committee set to be ground zero for investigations and high-profile standoffs between House Republicans and the Biden administration.

Driving the news: "[I]t appears that House Republicans may be setting the stage for divorced-from-reality political stunts, instead...

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