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U.S. House Democrats seek approval of commission probing Jan. 6 Capitol riot

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation creating a 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by former President Donald Trump’s supporters will take center stage in the House of Representatives this week as Democrats seek quick passage. Lawmakers have squabbled for months over the makeup and operation of the panel, with many Republicans downplaying the worst violence at the Capitol in modern history. Trump supporters stormed the building following a fiery speech in which the then-president repeated his false claims that his November 2020 elec…

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