Senate Republicans have blocked the formation of the Jan. 6 Commission. In the end, only six Republicans voted in favor of the commission’s formation.
BREAKING: The motion to proceed on the January 6th commission fails along a 54-35 vote. Six Republicans voted in favor:
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) May 28, 2021
Senate Minority Leader McConnell on proposed Jan. 6th commission: "I do not believe the additional, extraneous commission that Democratic leaders want would uncover crucial new facts, or promote healing. Frankly, I do not believe it is even designed to do that." pic.twitter.com/qz87n1Irks
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) May 27, 2021
The formation of the commission was passed in the House. It was formed to investigate the Capitol riot of Jan. 6, in which Trump supporters broke off from a rally at the ellipse and broke into the Capitol, disrupting Congress until they quelled by law enforcement.