What factors helped get the Jan. 6 committee’s work off the ground, and to what extent can and should they be replicated in future investigations?
If the committee wants to hold public hearings on its findings, it will have to start moving more quickly.
Tracing the influence of the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. Mazars on the House investigation into the Capitol riot.
The House select committee on the Jan. 6 attack has set out to uncover an enormous amount of information with significant obstacles to overcome in the process. With so much to cover in such little time, one committee investigation won't be enough to answer all the unresolved questions.
The Senate Rules and Administration Committee and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee conducted a joint probe, and this week, they released their own joint report on the events of Jan. 6. The document is both a useful record and profoundly incomplete.
The bipartisan compromise the House will consider on Wednesday could support a serious investigation. It could also produce deadlock and grandstanding. Everything will depend on the commission’s composition and staffing.