Cheney One of Two Opening Speakers At Jan. 6 Select Committee Hearing

Democrats reportedly plan to have Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo,, deliver one of two opening statements at the first hearing of the Jan. 6 select committee.

The committee’s first hearing will take place on Tuesday, and will feature law enforcement officers who witnessed the insurrection, Harry Dunn and Aquilino Gonell of the Capitol Police, as well as Michael Fanone and Daniel Hodges of the Capitol Police, The Hill reports.

The proposal to have Cheney speak came from Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., who believed it would create a “strong visual” as the committee begins it work, the Washington Post reports.

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