Former Gov. Kean supports commission to examine Jan. 6 insurrection at US Capitol

Kean is in favor of a bipartisan panel modeled on the 9/11 Commission

It appears that even desperate pleas from the mother and girlfriend of the late Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick couldn’t persuade enough Republican senators Thursday on the Hill. The pair from New Jersey had hoped to secure Republican votes in favor of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, but came up short.

The bipartisan panel would be modeled on the 9/11 Commission chaired by former Gov. Tom Kean.

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