GOP Ranking Members Demand Pelosi Explain Why She Refuses to Turn Over Documents on US Capitol Security and Why She Delayed National Guard Response for One Hour During Siege
On Monday Republican Representatives Jim Jordan (R-OH), Devin Nunes (R-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL) and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi on her failure to protect the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.
The four ranking members asked Speaker Pelosi to explain her decision to:
** Deny national guard support on January 4th
** What conversations did she or her staff give Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving specifit to January 6th?
** What response did you give security officials on January 6th when National Guard support was initially requested?
** Why are House Officers refusing to turn over documents relevant to that day?
The Republican lawmakers claim the hour-long delay in National Guard approval was because the sergeant-at-arms “had to run the request up the chain of command,” including Pelosi.
Republicans also note in their letter that Pelosi refused National Guard protection because the “optics” would be bad.
Pelosi delayed the request for the National Guard for an hour. Why was this?
So was this the reason Democrats folded on Saturday when Trump lawyers announced they would bring in Pelosi for questioning?
Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser also refused National Guard protection before January 6th.
This just became the most important document in Washington DC— Tricia Flanagan (R-NJ) (@NewDayForNJ) February 13, 2021
The most important questions in the witness depositions will be—exactly what did Nancy Pelosi know & when? pic.twitter.com/zZitq1kPbv
Here is the letter to Pelosi–