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‘Shortsighted’: GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy slams bipartisan deal on 9/11-style probe into Capitol attack

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy came out Tuesday against the bipartisan deal struck last week on the scope of the Jan. 6 commission, criticizing the agreement as “shortsighted.” The GOP leader slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for refusing to “negotiate in good faith,” even though the deal won the backing of a senior Republican lawmaker, New York Rep. John Katko. McCarthy, a California Republican, reiterated his objection to the commission’s singular focus on the Jan. 6 riots, and insisted the probe should include the Black Lives Matter protests that swept the country last summer. “Given…

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