WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: (L-R) Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) address reporters outside the White House after their Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met with Congressional leadership on Wednesday, in an attempt to find common ground on issues. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

“I was too busy doing work,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell used when he was pushed to clarify why he avoided the insurance coverage. Hey, that’s obtained time to stick around on domestic terrorist strikes on the U.S. seat of federal government when you’re attempting to eliminate Biden’s work as well as facilities program?     

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy in a similar way stated he was embeded “back-to-back meetings” throughout the hearing. But greater than likely, McCarthy was dutifully prepping a bag complete pink as well as red Starbursts—Donald Trump’s favorite flavors—for his following journey southern to kiss the ring.

Interestingly, McCarthy did sculpt break of his hectic routine to go to a press conference prior to the hearing in which Republicans attempted to scapegoat Pelosi for the crowd Trump as well as his GOP enablers had actually sicced on the Capitol.

The celebration used the House GOP’s brand-new messaging czar, Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, a possibility to truly radiate in her brand-new duty. Stefanik classified Pelosi an “authoritarian who has broken the people’s house.” Apparently Stefanik translucented Pelosi’s iron-handed plan when the audio speaker gave in to the GOP’s every need for an equally split bipartisan payment. Republicans weren’t mosting likely to succumb to the gambit, by God, so they elected to eliminate it!

But Stefanik wasn’t going to allow her disinformation project regarding Pelosi obtain stuck down carefully. 

“The American people deserve to know the truth,” she declared, “that Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility as speaker of the House for the tragedy that occurred on January 6.” 

That’s not the means the 4 police officers at the hearing remembered points as the terrorists stormed the Capitol.

“All of them—all of them were telling us Trump sent us,” testified Sgt. Aquilino Gonell of the U.S. Capitol Police. “Nobody else—there was nobody else. It was not antifa, it was not Black Lives Matter, it was not the FBI. It was his supporters that he sent them over to the Capitol that day.”

Well, that’s awkward—yet just if you viewed the hearing! Otherwise, one can simply take the I’m rubber, you’re glue, whatever you say bounces off me and sticks to you” technique to fact.

The issue legislative Republicans repetitively display is that they have actually shed their filter wherefore’s in the world of appropriate since their only actual objective is trying to strengthen the assistance of some 35% of the country. 

That’s specifically real in the House, where McCarthy has actually looked for to cauterize any type of fact that may permeate right into his caucus’ Trumpian bliss bubble.

Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona, whose components widely believe he played a role in the siege, allow every person that has a toehold in truth understand they are no more invite in the GOP’s small, ever-shrinking camping tent.   

@RepLizCheney as well as @RepKinzinger have actually efficiently eliminated themselves from the Republican Conference,” Biggs tweeted Tuesday, right before both GOP participants of the panel participated in the hearing. “We should help them out the door by formalizing their departure.”

Go obtain ’em, Andy! Shed all that anti-Trump dead weight in advance of the midterms. Who desires all those reality-based conventional citizens anyhow? 

Certainly not the House GOP. If you’re a so-called “Pelosi Republican” like Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, McCarthy desires you to understand it’s time to locate a brand-new house.