'A bad decision!' Trump takes veiled shot at Kevin McCarthy's handling of Jan. 6 committee
Donald Trump addresses supporters at the Peabody Opera House in Downtown Saint Louis in 2016. (Gino Santa Maria / Shutterstock.com)

Former President Donald Trump is not pleased with how the House Select Committee hearings investigating the January 6 attack are playing out -- and he implicitly called out House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for them on Monday.

In an interview with right-wing talk show host Wayne Allyn Root, Trump praised "great warriors" in the GOP House such as Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN), and bemoaned the fact that they weren't getting equal time with the House Select Committee hearings.

"Unfortunately a bad decision was made," said Trump. "This committee was a bad decision not to have representation on this committee! That was a very, very foolish decision!"

Originally, Democrats agreed to Republican demands to form a committee to investigate the Trump-incited riots using only people who were not currently serving in Congress.

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However, even though this compromise passed the House with bipartisan support, it faced opposition from McCarthy, who lobbied against it before Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) successfully filibustered it in the Senate.

This was what led House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to take unilateral action to form a committee that features Democrats and two Republicans who voted in favor of Trump's second impeachment.

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