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Mother of fallen Capitol Police officer lobbies GOP senators on Jan. 6 commission

The mother of fallen Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick returned to the site of the Jan. 6 attack on Thursday to lobby Senate Republicans to vote to establish a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the assault she argues caused her son’s death. “This is why I’m here today, and I’m usually I’m staying in background, and I just couldn’t — couldn’t stay quiet,” she told reporters as the Senate was poised to vote on starting debate on the commission proposal — a move Republicans have threatened to filibuster. Gladys Sicknick was joined by Sicknick’s longtime partner, Sandra Garza, and former Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock, an ABC News contributor, along with U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn and Metropolitan Police Officer Mike Fanone.