Frustrated Republicans want to "move on" as far-right revives Jan. 6

March 09, 2023

Instead — due in large part to the empowerment of the far-right — Republicans have helped ensure wall-to-wall coverage of the 2021 Capitol attack is again blanketing cable news. Behind the scenes: "It is a distraction," one House Republican told Axios, saying there is a "high level of frustration with rank-and-file members" about the focus on relitigating Jan. 6. I don't trust our cable news networks anymore. I don't trust MSNBC. I don't trust that even Tucker Carlson would be objective on this."