Jan. 6 Commission Highlights The Violence & Racist Extremism Of The Capitol Attack

Published on 29 Jul 2021, 12:24
Nearly eight months after hordes of pro-Trump groups — including members of a range of white supremacist and other right-wing extremist groups – attacked the Capitol during certification of the presidential election, lawmakers have finally begun investigating the origins and outcomes of that day. The January 6 commission started its work with testimony this week from four police officers. In for Jim Braude, Adam Reilly was joined by Washington Post national security reporter Karoun Demirjian and Arie Perliger, a security studies professor from UMass Lowell and the author of the book ‘American Zealots: Inside Right-Wing Domestic Terrorism.’