The CDC reports more than 610,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic.
The Republican senator stressed an urgent need to block Democrats from fundamentally changing the country.
The lawmaker from Wisconsin said he plans to give a platform to six people on Monday who claim to have had negative health reactions after receiving the coronavirus jab.
On Saturday the GOP senator was heckled by a crowd celebrating the creation of the new federal holiday.
Five people were killed in the violent Capitol riot, including one Capitol police officer.
"Senator Collins put an amendment in there to make it very bipartisan," Garza said, referring to Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, one of six Senate Republicans who voted for the bill. Her amendment would have allowed both parties to choose the commission staff members.
The commission faces a difficult time in the Senate where Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he's opposed.
"Even calling it insurrection, it wasn't," the Wisconsin Republican senator said.
At least 15 people have been charged with carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon during the Capitol riots, despite Republican claims that the insurrectionists weren't armed.
The former president publicly endorsed the Republican Wisconsin senator to run for re-election in 2022.
The Democratic Senator spoke out about his Republican colleague's controversial comments, saying: "I think part of what this underscores is that representation matters."
"We all saw what happened, we know what happened, and we can't let that happen again," the Missouri senator said Sunday.
Senator Ron Johnson said last week that he did not feel threatened during the Capitol riots but would have if they were led by Black Lives Matter protesters.
Kinzinger has said he condemns both the January 6 insurrection and the summer's racial justice uprisings. However, he said the two weren't comparable because the insurrection "was a threat to the institution of democracy."
Senator Ron Johnson recently sparked outrage for saying that he would have been concerned by the Capitol riot if it had been carried out by Black Lives Matter activists or members of Antifa.
Johnson has previously said that the riots "didn't seem like an armed insurrection" to him. He has also cited an article that made the unproven claim that Antifa protesters were involved.
Senator Ron Johnson said he would not get vaccinated as he believes a previous COVID infection provides him with "the best immunity possible."
President Biden looks to undo former President Donald Trump's immigration policies and be more welcoming to migrants.
The road to passing President Joe Biden's priority coronavirus relief package just got a lot longer.
Johnson said he referred to the article in an attempt to "get to the bottom of ... unanswered questions" about the riots.
The Democrat accused the two-term senator of ignoring the economic crisis unfolding in the state he represents.
"Frankly, the most dangerous was Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who took to the floor and essentially gave the Biden Justice Department cover to prosecute the president," GOP Florida Representative Matt Gaetz said.
The senator has previously opposed stimulus checks being sent out and has suggested aid should be done in a more targeted manner.
"When you hear of armed, don't you think of firearms?" GOP Senator Ron Johnson said. "How many firearms were confiscated? I'm only aware of one. If that was a planned armed insurrection, you really have a bunch of idiots."
The Wisconsin senator has faced criticism following the violence of January 6, having perpetuated claims of voter fraud following Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election.
The evenly divided Senate has already confirmed President Joe Biden's director of national intelligence.
Johnson published his op-ed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, whose editorial board previously called for his resignation in an op-ed published last week.
Blinken said "no party has a monopoly on good ideas," and he embraced Trump's tough stance in dealing with China.
The 30-second ad, which was posted on YouTube and Twitter begins by showing the chaotic scenes captured during the Capitol riots, when supporters of President Donald Trump breached the building in protest of Congress certifying electoral votes.