Establishing Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government passes 221-211 pic.twitter.com/aWwyfEmQ97— Acyn (@Acyn) January 10, 2023
This is a major improvement over the 1/6 Committee.
If Congress is going to investigate something, it ought to investigate how these little nests and networks of progressive activists embedded deep in the federal bureaucracy, the FBI, DOJ, DHS and the “intelligence community” have gotten away with everything from censoring the internet to spying on Trump’s presidential campaign to subverting our foreign policy through leaks to the press to infiltrating and disrupting our so-called “extremist” groups to having the DOJ indict their political opponents and how the people who rioted at Trump’s inauguration and who burned down cities like Portland for months and who laid siege to the White House got away with it. How did all of that happen?
“WASHINGTON — A divided House voted on Tuesday to launch a wide-ranging investigation into federal law enforcement and national security agencies, as Republicans promised to use their new power in Congress to scrutinize what they said was a concerted effort by the government to silence and punish conservatives at all levels, from protesters at school board meetings to former President Donald J. Trump.
On a party-line vote of 221 to 211 with all Democrats opposed, the House approved the formation of the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, which is to be chaired by Representative Jim Jordan, Republican of Ohio, the incoming chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a staunch ally of Mr. Trump. …
The subcommittee will have open-ended jurisdiction to scrutinize any issue related to civil liberties or to examine how any agency of the federal government has collected, analyzed and used information about Americans. It also has authority to obtain some of the most sensitive secrets in the government, including information about covert actions that is usually the exclusive territory of the congressional intelligence committees. …”
It would be nice to know.
It would be even better to just skip ahead right now to abolishing the FBI and the “intelligence community” and impeaching Merrick Garland and Alejandro Mayorkas.
Note: If House Republicans drag this out for two years like the 1/6 Committee, I am fine with that.