Great news: Pelosi announces Select Committee on Coronavirus; investigations, spending oversight

Great news: Pelosi announces Select Committee on Coronavirus; investigations, spending oversight

[Ed. – As Byron York says, Pelosi seems to tout the fact that the committee will be bipartisan – as if there is ever a formal House committee that isn’t.  You can rest assured, the House Democrats will be closely supervising that $2.2 trillion of shameless pork, and investigating the executive branch until it stops moving entirely.  And yes, Jim Clyburn (D-SC) is Mr. “Guam may tip over.”]

The team is back in action. …

In a “Dear Colleague” letter, Pelosi said she envisions a coronavirus committee along the lines of the Truman Committee, created shortly before World War II to investigate defense spending. Pelosi said the new committee, which will be headed by Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, will be “bipartisan.” It is not entirely clear why the speaker said that; all committees in the House are bipartisan and run by the majority party. …

Pelosi also stressed that the select committee will oversee the spending of $2 trillion provided for in the latest coronavirus relief bill. …

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But Pelosi also gave Democrats room to go after Trump for whatever reason they choose.

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