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July 23, 2021 (WND News Center) – Just hours after Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., broke hundreds of years of precedent in the U.S. House by rejecting the minority party’s choices for a committee, one rejected congressman, Jim Jordan, explained it’s actually Pelosi, the House speaker, who needs to answer some questions.
Jordon, R-Ohio, and Jim Banks, R-Indiana, were told by Pelosi that they would not be allowed to be on a Democrat-majority group assigned to review what happened at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
That’s when hundreds of people, many of whom had been at a rally led by President Trump, went to the building. Evidence suggests Trump’s opponents also were embedded in the crowd.
There were dozens who broke windows or doors to get in and then vandalized parts of the building. Hundreds of others simply walked into the building, sometimes as security officers held the doors open for them.
Three people died of various natural causes in connection to those events, and an officer committed suicide, but the only death from violence was an unarmed protester who was shot and killed by a police officer.
Democrats immediately tried to impeach and remove President Trump from office, but failed.
House precedent allows each party to name its members on such investigative committees, but Pelosi immediately rejected Republicans Jordan and Banks.
Jordan, on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Show Wednesday night, explained.
“The fundamental question is why wasn’t there a proper security posture that day? It wasn’t like we didn’t know there was a rally in town. It wasn’t like we didn’t know it would be a big rally, after all it was a President Trump rally,” he explained.
“Why wasn’t there a proper security presence? That is a question that only the speaker of the United States House of Representatives can answer,” he said.
“My guess is the reason she didn’t have the proper presence there is because – think about what happened last year. The Democrats normalized anarchy. They said ‘Oh, if you are a rioter or a looter, you are attacking police that we are defunding and you are destroying small business, we are going to raise money to bail you out of jail.’ So with that background, she couldn’t have the presence that you need that day.”
A statement from Pelosi’s office was nuanced in denying she was responsible for security at the Capitol.
“I will say again the Speaker of the House is not in charge of the security of the U.S. Capitol Complex any more than former Senate Majority Leader McConnell was on 1/6,” claimed Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill.
The Daily Mail reported security in the Capitol is run by the U.S. Capitol Police Board, which consists of the House sergeant at arms, the Senate sergeant at arms, the architect of the capitol, and the head of U.S. Capitol Police.
Congress has direct oversight through its administration and appropriations committees, now run by Democrats.
Jordan explained to Carlson that Pelosi wouldn’t allow him on the committee because she refuses to answer the fundamental question of why the scenario was allowed to develop. Reports have explained President Trump’s offer of additional security at the building were declined.
Following Pelosi’s announcement, House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew all five of his Republican nominees to the committee, announcing that the party would conduct its own investigation.
The Biden Administration has incredibly given permission to U.S. embassies to fly the Black Lives Matter (BLM) flag alongside the American flag for the rest of the year.
This order is an outrageous and insulting affront to American identity and sovereignty, and must be rescinded immediately!
Please SIGN this petition to demand that U.S. embassies around the world fly the American flag ONLY!
According to a leaked memo, quoted below and published by Human Events News on Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken urged embassies to push Black Lives Matter messaging and authorized them to "hang BLM flags" "for calendar year 2021."
"As outlined below, Chiefs of Mission may decide to hang BLM flags, as appropriate and depending on local context. This cable constitutes a blanket written authorization for calendar year 2021 from the Under Secretary for Management (M) to display the BLM flag on the external-facing flagpole to any Chiefs of Mission."
"The Department supports the use of the term ‘Black Lives Matter’ in messaging content, speeches, and other diplomatic engagements with foreign audiences to advance racial equity and access to justice on May 25 and beyond. We encourage posts to focus on the need to eliminate systemic racism and its continued impact."
Of course, eliminating racism is a positive thing, but NOT by promoting the Black Lives Matter organization or movement which have been linked to the following radical actions and ideas:
- Violent protests and the general destabilization of our society
- Defunding of our police departments
- The overthrow of the nuclear family
- Perpetual marxist revolution
Only a miniscule proportion of the American population supports the radical ideology and actions of the BLM organization and movement. In fact, polling shows that a strong majority of Americans believe that "All Lives Matter," rather than just the lives of just one race of Americans.
The Biden Administration's promotion of this Leftist symbolism and ideology is both dangerous and deliberately misleading.
And, it is the worst kind of virtue signaling, as the message being sent to the rest of the world is: "Get on board with the radical, marxist and revolutionary ideology of the BLM organization and movement if you want a favorable response from the United States government."
This kind of cultural imperialism and coercion is downright insulting to our allies and partners abroad.
But, it also demonstrates how the current U.S. administration is beholden to the radical leftist element of the Democratic Party -- which is downright insulting to most average Americans.
Please SIGN and SHARE this urgent petition demanding that the U.S. Department of State rescind permission to fly the BLM flag at U.S. embassies around the world.
Then, please CONTACT the Department of State by email or by telephone, to politely, but firmly, demand that only the U.S. flag, and not the BLM flag, be flown at U.S. diplomatic installations.
The State Department may be contacted by email at this webpage: https://register.state.gov/contactus/contactusform
The Office of the Secretary of State may be contacted at this telephone number: 202-647-4000
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“This is all political and we have known it from the start,” Jordan said.
Pelosi is facing a time deadline to accomplish her politics in the House, as the GOP, now in the minority by only a handful of votes, is expected to take the majority in the 2022 elections coming up soon. Typically, in a midterm election, the party out of power in the White House gains a significant number of seats in the House, sometimes as many as 50 or 60.
McCarthy charged that Pelosi’s move “represents an egregious abuse of power and will irreparably damage this institution.”
Pelosi’s picks to the committee including Rep. Adam Schiff, the congressman who falsely claimed for years to have seen proof of the “collusion” between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia, a conspiracy theory that has been thoroughly debunked, as well as Rep. Liz Cheney, a Republican who has been at war with her own party, and was removed from her leadership posts over her attacks on Trump.
Jenna Ellis, who served as an attorney for Trump, slammed Pelosi’s rejection of Jordan and Banks.
“This is NOT about getting to the truth,” she wrote on Twitter. “It’s political persecution from Democrats.
“They will stop at nothing to take down Trump.”
Reprinted with permission from the WND News Center