PBS NewsHour

Why approving a Jan. 6 commission remains an uphill battle

Clip: 05/27/2021 | 6m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Senate Democrats pushing to establish an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection had the help of powerful advocates Thursday — the family and former partners of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died a day after responding to the rioters. But establishing that commission is still an uphill battle. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 05/27/21

Rating: NR

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