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McCarthy calls Reps. Cheney and Kinzinger “Pelosi Republicans” after they joined the Jan. 6 Select Committee

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Speaking to reporters at the White House on Monday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called GOP Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger “Pelosi Republicans,” a day after the House Speaker announced that Kinzinger had agreed to join the Jan. 6 panel on the assault on the Capitol. Cheney called McCarthy’s remarks “childish.”

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KEVIN MCCARTHY: Never the history of America has a Speaker picked the other side. So they're predetermining what comes out. That's why the committee wants--

- But now there are two Republicans on that committee. Now there are two Republicans on that committee.

- Do you plan to punish them?

- --Pelosi Republican.

LIZ CHENEY: Look, we're about this very serious business here. We have important work to do. And I think that's pretty childish.

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