Commission to examine US Capitol riot

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will establish an independent, September 11-style commission to look into the deadly insurrection that took place at the US Capitol.

"To protect our security, our security, our security, our next step will be to establish an outside, independent 9/11-type Commission to 'investigate and report on the facts and causes relating to the January 6, 2021 domestic terrorist attack upon the United States Capitol Complex," Pelosi said.

The speaker said in a letter to Democratic colleagues that the House would also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.

Trump was impeached by lawmakers in the House of Representatives, but the Senate acquitted him last week of inciting an insurrection.

"We must get to the truth of how this happened," said Pelosi.