My father, retired US Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael Cahill, was shot six times charging a gunman who opened fire on his fellow soldiers at Fort Hood in 2009. Our country’s first president chose to step aside instead of becoming an authoritarian ruler – a king. Thousands of young men and women have come forward and volunteered to serve our country after 9/11.
Yet U.S. Representative Chip Roy and U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with other Texas representatives in Congress, not only fail to support a commission of inquiry into the violent attack on our nation’s Capitol on January 6 – the first of its kind in the scale and extent of the history of our young country – they also actively try to prevent its formation.