Five big questions about the Jan. 6 select committee

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) last week kicked off Congress’s special investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, naming eight members to a newly formed select committee and announcing that the first hearing will feature Capitol Police officers.

But the roster on the 13-member panel remains incomplete; its powers to compel testimony remain uncertain; and without a defined deadline, the timeline for the committee to complete its examination and recommend reforms remains up in the air.

Here are five questions that remain unanswered as the investigation commences.

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