Liz Cheney
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY).Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
  • At the end of the year, the House select committee will finish its investigation.

  • The final report could be too focused on Trump, according to staffers.

  • Other important findings were not included.

According to a report published Wednesday by The Washington Post, the staff for the January 6 panel is upset with Rep. Liz Cheney for focusing the final report on former President Donald Trump at the expense of other investigations.

The Post spoke to 15 former and current staffers who said that Cheney exerts high levels of control over the final report. Cheney's focus on Trump was for her own benefit, according to some staffers.

One former committee staffer told The Post that they all came from prestigious jobs and were told this would be an important fact-finding investigation that would inform the public. Many of us became discouraged when the committee became a campaign.

It is highly unlikely that the committee will be renewed in a Republican-controlled House at the end of the year. Cheney's work on the committee has earned her praise from some Democrats.

She's taken a hit in the GOP. In the Republican primary, Wyoming voters overwhelmingly voted for her opponent. In August, Cheney said she was considering running for president and would make a decision soon.

Representatives for Cheney and Thompson did not respond to Insider's questions.

Jeremy Adler told The Post that Donald Trump was the first president in American history to try to overturn an election. Liz is trying to understand what he did and how he did it to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Some staff submitted subpar material for the report that reflected long-held liberal biases about federal law enforcement, Republicans, and sociological issues outside the scope of the Select Committee's work." She will not sign onto any narrative that suggests Republicans are inherently racist or that every American who believes in God is a white supremacist.

Thompson has said that the final report would be out by early December.

Some aspects of the investigation that staffers told The Post they were worried would not make the cut included findings about police and intelligence officials, as well as militia groups and extremists.

Business Insider has an article on it.