British newspaper The Guardian said that Republicans’ obstruction of the US Senate on Friday, the formation of an independent commission of inquiry into the deadly attack on the Congress building on January 6 by supporters of former President Donald Trump, an indication of the depth of corruption in The Party.
In an analysis written by the director of his Washington office, David Smith, the newspaper described Republicans’ decision to deviate from the Democratic approach and said the motive behind it could be fear of Republicans for the committee to reveal the role they played as conspirators in the bloody attack on the Capitol building. Read also The American Republican Party seeks a way out of its political crisis The Washington Post: Has Trump pushed the Republican Party to the breaking point? Le Figaro: Trump’s vengeful silence, a legacy of paradoxes that torment the Republican Party p>
The Guardian’s analysis cited a comment by US journalist Susan Glaser as saying, “The country that cannot even accept the investigation into an attack on Capitol Hill faces a big problem.”
The newspaper pointed out that Mitch McConnell, a minority Senate leader who previously condemned Trump’s role in the riots, had asked senators to do him a personal favor by canceling the committee, which the Guardian saw as an indication of entrenched corruption. in the foundations of the party which has become like a personal religious group.
The newspaper said: “One of America’s two main parties is now moving away from the dominant democratic approach. Are Democrats taking the existential threat to democracy seriously enough? Or are they choosing to keep marching on? in a deep sleep towards the next presidential election? “
On Friday, May 28, Republicans in the US Senate blocked the formation of an independent commission of inquiry into the Jan.6 attack on the Capitol building by supporters of former US President Donald Trump, claiming that investigations by police and Congress are sufficient.
Only 6 Republicans voted for the committee, which would have required 10 Republican votes in addition to 50 Democrats to complete the final vote, which would have given the go-ahead to form a 10-member bipartisan committee dedicated to uncovering the truth behind the events described. by President Joe Biden, this is the worst attack on democracy in the United States since the Civil War.