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Congress hears from former security officials about U.S. Capitol siege failures

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Testifying publicly for the first time about the Jan. 6 insurrection, former security officials are poised to cast blame on the Pentagon, the intelligence community and each other for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob and defend the Capitol.
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Two Senate committees are set to hear about the massive security failure of January sixth, the day that a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.
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LIVE: Senate holds first hearing on security failings ahead of deadly Capitol riot

LIVE: Senate holds first hearing on security failings ahead of deadly Capitol riot

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WASHINGTON - Congress is set to hear from former U.S. Capitol security officials for the first time about the law enforcement failures on Jan. 6, the day supporters of former President Donald Trump breached the building and interrupted the presidential electoral count.
Three of the four scheduled to testify Tuesday before two Senate committees resigned under pressure immediately after the deadly attack, including the former head of the Capitol Police.
Much remains unknown about what happened before and during the assault, which left five people dead and sent members of Congress rushing to...
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U.S. Capitol security officials to face grilling by Congress over Jan. 6 riot

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The ousted Capitol Police chief and the sergeants-of-arms of the House and Senate are expected to explain why they were so ill-prepared for the violent rally that easily overwhelmed defenses.
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Capitol Riot Senate Investigation: Time, Streaming and More Details

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A Senate hearing on Tuesday will feature the testimony of the top two security officials who were at the Capitol on Jan. 6, as well as police officials who responded to the riot.
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Live updates: Senate summons law enforcement officials to testify on deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot

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The attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters will be back in the spotlight at a Senate hearing, as President Biden meets virtually with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his first bilateral meeting with a world leader.
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Congress to hear from former security officials about U.S. Capitol siege failures

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Congress is set to hear from former U.S. Capitol security officials for the first time about the massive law enforcement failures on Jan. 6, the day a violent mob laid siege to the building and interrupted the presidential electoral count.
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Security officials to answer for Jan. 6 failures at U.S. Capitol during hearing today

Security officials to answer for Jan. 6 failures at U.S. Capitol during hearing today

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