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U.S. lawmakers will set up commission to probe Jan. 6 attack on Capitol - Pelosi

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WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker NancyPelosi said on Monday lawmakers will establish an outside,independent commission to review the "facts and causes" relatedto the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters ofthen-President Donald Trump.

Pelosi said in a letter to lawmakers that the commissionwould be modeled on a similar one convened after the Sept. 11,2001 attack on Washington and New York. Pelosi said the panelwill also look at the "facts and causes relating to thepreparedness and response of the United States Capitol Policeand other federal, state, and local law enforcement in theNational Capitol Region."(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Richard Chang)