Tue Jul 27, 2021 AT 10:22 AM EDT
House GOP leaders teed off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Tuesday morning, accusing her of neglecting her duty to defend the Capitol on Jan. 6 and demanding answers about her role in the violent attack that injured more than 140 police officers.
“On Jan. 6 these brave officers were put into a vulnerable, and impossible position because the leadership at the top [had] failed,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters just outside the Capitol.
The accusations served as a prebuttal to the House select committee’s investigation into the attack, which was set to kick off shortly after the Republican press conference without any allies of former President Donald Trump on the panel. Read Full Story