Kinzinger Slams Kevin McCarthy Threat to Companies Over 1/6 Committee Request: ‘I Would Certainly Recommend He Never Go There Again’

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R- IL) reacted on Sunday to fellow Republicans, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, threatening companies over the January 6 select committee’s request for records.

The committee, which Kinzinger and Liz Cheney sit on, is requesting communications for a number of Republican congressmembers from companies like Verizon, AT&T, Facebook, and Google.

In response, McCarthy sent out a veiled threat about how Republicans might retaliate against the companies complying if they take the House in the midterms. 11 Republicans — most of whom are the reported targets of the records requests — wrote letters to the companies threatening legal action.

CNN’s Dana Bash asked Kinzinger about McCarthy’s threat and if it amounts to obstruction.

“Obstruct, I don’t know,
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