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Nancy Pelosi Floats ‘Prosecution' of Republican Lawmakers

Added 01-15-21 08:45:03pm EST - “Nancy Pelosi did not rule out prosecuting any Republicans who can be shown to have offered support to Capitol rioters.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Pelosi Floats 'Prosecution' of Some Republican Lawmakers Over Capitol Incursion”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Samuel Corum / Getty ImagesSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks during a media conference at the U.S. Capitol on Friday in Washington, D.C. (Samuel Corum / Getty Images)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated Friday that Republican members of Congress who can be judged to have helped anyone involved in the Capitol incursion could face punishment.

Some Democrats have claimed that prior to the Jan. 6 rioting, Republican members encouraged those who participated in various unproven ways.

“Their accomplices in this House will be held responsible,” Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York said Wednesday, according to The Washington Post.

Democratic Rep. Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey went a step beyond that to assert without proof that Republicans “had groups coming through the Capitol that I saw on Jan. 5 for reconnaissance for the next day.”

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