Bipartisan commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection

ABC News’ Mary Bruce discusses the deal that was reached in the House to investigate the U.S. Capitol insurrection and what obstacles still lie ahead with the probe.
1:43 | 05/15/21

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Transcript for Bipartisan commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection
Washington where am. After months of tense negotiations today a bipartisan agreement has been reached on a 9/11 like commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the capital so let's bring in our senior White House correspondent Mary Bruce Mary. Tonight both parties are praising this deal but there are still some hurdles that need to be overcome. There are there's been a lot of discussion about this but Democrats and Republicans have reached a deal here to form this. Ten person commission of outside experts to look at the events of January 6 but some top Republicans are not pleased with the scope of this house Republican leader Kevin McCarthy for one would like to see this commission be able to look at a broader range of events there's also question about the subpoena power that this commission may have that's something that both Democrats and Republicans will have to agree to regardless they are moving forward with this the house plans to have a vote on this next week driver. Would be rare to cease immunity and married this does come a week after some house Republicans have tried to gloss over what happened that day. Democrats are saying today that they might actually want to censure Republicans who called the insurrection. On normal tourist strip. Yet democratic representative David says Cellini is now willing to try and censure three of his Republican colleagues who earlier this week tried to gloss over what how. Happened in rewrite history. The incidents in January 6 we heard from some of the Republicans in this hearing earlier this week. Describing it noted that the rioters. As quote you know coming through the capital in an orderly fashion comparing it to a normal tourist to visit another saying. To call it an insurrection is a bold faced lie trenor. It's all of that video definitely undercuts the argument Mary Bruce thank you.

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