Liz Cheney Throws a Tantrum After January 6 Panel Chairman Bennie Thompson Rules out Trump Criminal Referral

Monday marked day two of Liz Cheney’s Maoist January 6 show trial.

January 6 panel Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) on Monday evening said the committee will not be making criminal referrals to the Justice Department.

“If the Department of Justice looks at it and assumes that there’s something that needs further review. I’m sure they’ll do it,” Thompson said to reporters.

When asked again if the January 6 committee would ever make a criminal referral “No, that’s not our job. Our job is to look at the facts and circumstances around January 6, what caused it and make recommendations after that.”

“They’re the prosecutors, not the legislative branch,” Rep. Zoe Lofgren said to reporters, backing up Bennie Thompson’s statement.


Liz Cheney threw a tantrum after Rep. Thompson confirmed his committee would never criminally refer President Trump to the Justice Department.

Cheney immediately released a statement contradicting Bennie Thompson.

The January 6 Committee spox followed up with a statement clarifying Bennie Thompson’s criminal referral claims.

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