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Pelosi rejects 2 Trump allies for riot probe

Jul 22, 2021 - The San Francisco Chronicle

1) PHOTO: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (center), is joined by his picks to a panel investigating the Jan. 6 riot. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan.

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as "an egregious abuse of power."

McCarthy said the GOP won't participa...