From Democracy Now Amy Goodman and the HuffPo's Ryan Grim give us a preview of what we are going to get to look forward from the wingnut Republicans that are going to be chairing the various committees in the House now that the GOP has regained
January 3, 2011

From Democracy Now Amy Goodman and the HuffPo's Ryan Grim give us a preview of what we are going to get to look forward from the wingnut Republicans that are going to be chairing the various committees in the House now that the GOP has regained the majority there.

Incoming GOP House Chairs Plan to Investigate Climate Scientists, Probe Muslim "Radicalization," Repeal Healthcare Reform:

When the 112th Congress is sworn in on Wednesday, Republicans will hold a newfound edge in the House after four years in the minority. That means a field of Republican Congress members poised to helm the 23 House committees and their more than 100 subcommittees. Republicans have already promised a sweeping agenda, including investigating climate scientists, investigating "radicalization" in the Muslim community, and repealing President Obama’s healthcare law. We speak with Ryan Grim, senior congressional correspondent for the Huffington Post.

Full transcript at Democracy Now.

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