Republicans on the House Administration Committee, a panel charged with oversight into the U.S. Capitol Police, called on Democrats to endorse oversight hearings into the Capitol Police Board on Monday.
Why it matters: The former House and Senate sergeants-at-arms were replaced following their resignations in the wake of the lethal Jan. 6 Capitol attack, led largely by supporters of former President Trump.
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The Capitol Police Board consists of the sergeant-at-arms of the House, the sergeant-at-arms and doorkeeper of the Senate, and the architect of the Capitol.
What they're saying: Ranking Republicans on the committee, including Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), pointed to a recent hearing with U.S. Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton that found "there is virtually no oversight of the board."
The members said the hearing "would be the first time the entire board has appeared jointly before Congress since 1945."
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