Rep. McCarthy pulls GOP picks from Jan. 6 committee…Rep. Krishnamoorthi calls the move ‘ridiculous’

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"He knew exactly what he was doing when he tried to name Rep. Jim Jordan to the committee...he tried to blow it up."- Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8th)

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Pelosi is rejecting two Republicans tapped by McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. She cited the “integrity” of the investigation. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8th) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to pull all GOP picks from a committee to investigate the Jan. 6 riot on the Capitol was a mistake.

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