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'It was a horror what happened': Security officials to answer for Jan. 6 failures at Capitol

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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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Key Capitol security officials to be grilled about what went wrong on Jan. 6

Key Capitol security officials to be grilled about what went wrong on Jan. 6

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Tuesday's hearing is the first of a series of hearings the committees will conduct as a part of their investigation into the attack on the Capitol.
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Congress finally gets first chance for answers about the Jan. 6 insurrection

Congress finally gets first chance for answers about the Jan. 6 insurrection

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Lawmakers will get their first chance Tuesday to expose the security failures that allowed rioters to overtake the Capitol on Jan. 6 and threaten the presidential transition of power.
At a rare joint oversight hearing, senators are set to hear from security officials who were on duty when a mob of former President Donald Trump's supporters ransacked the building and sent them fleeing for their lives. The story of Jan. 6 has become clearer as hundreds of rioters have faced charges, but high-level decision-making by top congressional security officials has so far remained a black box.
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The Capitol Riot Investigation: What to Watch For Today

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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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Morning News Brief

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Vaccination speed and racial equity don't always go hand in hand. Congressional hearing will delve into Capitol insurrection. Damaging winter storm delivers another blow to communities of color.
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Ousted Capitol Security Officials To Testify On Insurrection In 1st Public Hearing

Ousted Capitol Security Officials To Testify On Insurrection In 1st Public Hearing

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The security hearing is just one of the ways lawmakers are continuing to investigate the events that led to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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Lawmaker: Capitol Police didn't grasp riot threat

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The House lawmaker who is chairing a hearing on the Jan. 6 riot says the U.S. Capitol Police's acting chief failed to understand the threat facing lawmakers that day. Read more ...

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