GOP Rep. Kinzinger says summer 2020 ‘riots’ and Jan. 6 shouldn’t be compared

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, one of two Republicans serving on the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, said during his opening statement that last summer’s “urban riots and looting” shouldn’t be compared to what happened on Jan. 6. He also took aim at members of his own Republican Party and praised the bravery of the police officers who battled rioters for hours.

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