The move marks a significant escalation in the committee’s efforts to obtain information related to lawmakers’ communications before, during and after the 2021 attack on the Capitol.
The package of military, economic and humanitarian support will probably be approved on a bipartisan vote, with the Senate expected to follow suit as early as this week.
The statement from the Maine Republican comes as the Senate is preparing to vote next week on the legislation, known as the Women’s Health Protection Act.
The secretary of state tested positive Wednesday afternoon and “is experiencing only mild symptoms,” the State Department said.
Majewski is the latest GOP political novice to defeat more establishment candidates in a closely-watched race.
In letters sent Monday, the committee’s chair and vice-chair said they are seeking meetings next week with Reps. Ronny Jackson (Tex.), Andy Biggs (Ariz.) and Mo Brooks (Ala.).
Pelosi on Friday juxtaposed McCarthy’s comments with his previous statements condemning the fines levied on GOP lawmakers for attempting to bypass the metal detectors that were installed outside the House chamber after Jan. 6.
“I wanted to have people be ready because we were put on alert that they were going to do fruit,” Trump said in the October 2021 deposition, according to a transcript of the proceedings.
McCarthy’s line of argument was one that many in the House Republican conference appeared willing to accept Wednesday.