Republican leaders, channeling the Mar a Lago sociopath, don’t want to have a commission study the Jan, 6 insurrection that left Capitol police dead and injured. But they probably could be persuaded to investigate Benghazi some more.

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The Capitol Police today issued a powerful letter saying they were not ready to move on even if Republican seditionists are.

So now the question for us: Will French Hill, Bruce Westerman, Rick Crawford and Steve Womack tell the Capitol Police to go to hell? John Boozman? Tom Cotton is fully capable.

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The thinking is that, even if the House authorizes a commission, the Senate can’t break a filibuster. Blue Lives Matter to Republicans? Quite a message.

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But the House can still proceed with hearings on its own, which they control, rather than the bipartisan commission agreed to in the proposed legislation.