Six Senate Republicans broke from party leadership to vote in favor of the commission.
Supporters of the 일월 6 위원회
— 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 중간 고사.
These are the six senators who voted to advance the bill:
- 이것의. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana
- 이것의. Susan Collins of Maine
- 이것의. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
- 이것의. Rob Portman of Ohio
- 이것의. Mitt Romney of Utah
- 이것의. Ben Sasse of Nebraska