POLITICO Dispatch

What to expect from the Jan. 6 committee

Episode Summary

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has chosen his five GOP appointees for the Democrat-led select committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. POLITICO’s Olivia Beavers breaks down who they are and what they could mean for the investigation. Plus, Biden taps a progressive favorite for a DOJ antitrust post. And Trump adviser Tom Barrack is arrested on foreign-agent charges.

Episode Notes

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has chosen his five GOP appointees for the Democrat-led select committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. POLITICO’s Olivia Beavers breaks down who they are and what they could mean for the investigation. Plus, Biden taps a progressive favorite for a DOJ antitrust post. And Trump adviser Tom Barrack is arrested on foreign-agent charges.

Olivia Beavers is a Congress reporter for POLITICO,
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.
Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio.

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