Mitch McConnell changes his tune about the Jan. 6 investigation


Shortly before members of Congress left Capitol Hill for their holiday break, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked what he hoped to learn from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack. I assumed he’d dismiss the bipartisan panel and its relevance.

But he didn’t. “I read the reports every day,” the Kentucky Republican told reporters, “and it’ll be interesting to see what [investigators] conclude.”

As NBC News noted, McConnell went a little further later in the week.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Thursday that he looks forward to seeing what the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol finds in its probe. “It was a horrendous event and I think what they are seeking to find out is something the public needs to know,” McConnell said in an interview with Spectrum News.

In the same interview, he added, “I think the…

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