Republican senators block legislation on creating Jan. 6 commission

The GOP blocked the Senate from debating the bill in a 54 to 35 vote.
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Senate Republicans on Friday blocked Democrats' effort to create the independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. 

The vote was 54-35, with six Republicans breaking ranks to join the chamber's 50 Democrat in favor of the Democrat-backed measure.