Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday continued his criticism of a congressional commission to look into the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, calling it a “purely political exercise.”
During a press conference, McConnell noted that Democrats already voted to impeach former President Donald Trump over what they said was his role in inspiring the attack — and those who have been charged with participating in the attack are set to face trial, Mediaite reported.
“So what would an additional report be about?” McConnell said.
Democrats, McConnell said, just want to keep “litigat[ing] the former president.” He said the commission is a purely political exercise that adds nothing to the sum total of information.”
“All of these aspects of it are being dealt with in one way or another already,” McConnell said.
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