We do not hear as much about this Republican Congressman who eats out of the hand of Donald Trump. The House January 6 Select Committee has requested that the telecommunication companies save Representative Andy Biggs’ (R-AZ) communications records along with those of other GOPers. But why?
Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) has had a big problem with Biggs. It seemed that Biggs was involved in the ex-president’s Big Lie aka Stop the Steal rallies after all. A lead organizer of these rallies, Texas’ Ali Alexander, called out Biggs by name. He wanted him and Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) to assist him in putting out a pre-January 6 video. Maybe, that was why the Committee was interested in his communications.
One of two Committee members, Kinzinger tweeted:
‘I think this is interesting. Just coming off a member declaring bloodshed will happen, many pushing Covid denialism and Jan 6 trutherism…. The GOP has a choice. I am even more committed to getting truth now.’
Biggs claimed that he never participated. Heck, he claimed he never even contacted the Texas man, The AZ Central reported. In fact, there was no “insurrection.” However, he did give Alexander an audio message, apparently by carrier pigeon, to play at the former president’s Phoenix rally. Select Committee member Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) prepared a report for the committee including both Biggs and Gosar.
Biggs wrote in his letter to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), according to CNN:
‘Many of the coming discussions will likely revolve around our defense against the Democrats’ perpetuation of the false narrative that January 6th was an insurrection and how to protect our own from their legally questionable investigative methods.’
‘Congresswoman Cheney and Congressman Kinzinger are two spies for the Democrats that we currently invite to the meetings, despite our inability to trust them.’
Capitol Hill Reporter for CNN Melanie Zanona tweeted:
‘NEWS w/ @mkraju: Andy Biggs, Freedom Caucus chair, is sending a letter calling on McCarthy to remove Cheney & Kinzinger from GOP Conference for their roles on 1/6 select committee. Says he wants GOP to be able to “strategize” and “protect our own” w/o having “spies” at meetings.’
The letter continued:
‘This proposal is not because of a policy or political difference, but because some members have chosen to work with the Democrats to investigate and potentially remove Republican Members from the House. Republican Conference meetings are an opportunity for elected House Republicans to come together and strategize the most effective path to push back on the radical policies of Speaker (Nancy) Pelosi and the Democrats.’
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