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Bentz supports plan to investigate U.S. Capitol attacks

Congressman Cliff Bentz talks with officers from the Capitol police after insurrectionists were cleared from the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Bentz condemned the intrustion. (Office of U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz)

In a surprising move, U.S. Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Oregon, last week joined 34 fellow Republicans to back proposal to create an independent commission to probe the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The House voted 252-175 on Wednesday, May 19, to create the commission but the legislation faces a tough . . .