Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal
WASHINGTON (AP) — After former President Donald Trump won his second Senate impeachment trial, bipartisan support appears to be growing for an independent, Sept. 11-style commission into the deadly insurrection that took place at the U.S. Capitol.
Investigations into the riot were already planned, with Senate hearings scheduled later this month in the Senate Rules Committee.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has asked retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré to lead an immediate review of the Capitol’s security process.
Lawmakers from both parties, speaking on Sunday’s news shows, signaled that even more inquiries were likely.