Six Senate Republicans broke from party leadership to vote in favor of the commission.
Supporters of the 1月 6 手数料
— including the mother of a Capitol Police officer who died the day after the riot
— pleaded with GOP senators throughout the week in order to convince at least
10 Republicans to back the plan
, but they were unsuccessful
Republicans in the chamber faced pressure to vote down the bill from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who objected to the proposed legislation, arguing that such a commission could prove politically problematic for the GOP ahead of the 2022 中間.
These are the six senators who voted to advance the bill:
- その. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana
- その. Susan Collins of Maine
- その. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
- その. Rob Portman of Ohio
- その. Mitt Romney of Utah
- その. Ben Sasse of Nebraska