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Sen. Mitt Romney Becomes First GOP Senator to Back Capitol Riot Commission

May 24, 2021, 11:33 PM
FILE: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) (Photo by congress.gov via Getty Images)...
FILE: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) (Photo by congress.gov via Getty Images)
(Photo by congress.gov via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the first Senate Republican to say he would support a commission to investigate the Jan. 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. 

That’s according to a new report from “The Hill.” 

The bill needs 10 Republicans to sign on for it to pass the Senate. 

It passed the House last week with the support of 35 Republicans, including Rep. John Curtis and Rep. Blake Moore of Utah.

Rep. Chris Stewart and Rep. Burgess Owen’s voted against it.  

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has promised to hold a vote on the bill “very soon.” 

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Sen. Mitt Romney Becomes First GOP Senator to Back Capitol Riot Commission