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The US Capitol, assaulted by Trump supporters on January 6, is seen behind security fencing on July 6, 2021

Washington (AFP) - The congressional select committee investigating the US Capitol insurrection announced Wednesday it will hold its first hearing later this month with testimony from police who clashed with rioters and protected the building on January 6. The public session will occur on July 27 and allow lawmakers to hear first-hand from members of the US Capitol Police and Washington's city police force, committee chairman Bennie Thompson's office said. The session kicks off what is expected to be an extensive series of public hearings investigating all aspects of the unrest. On tha f...

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Mark Meadows

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Legal experts including a Harvard professor and a top election and voting rights attorney are weighing in on Sunday night's bombshell report from Rolling Stone naming members of Congress and the Trump administration who were involved in the planning and organizing of the January 6 rally and/or "Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss," according to two of the planners of the "Stop the Steal" rally.

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Reps. Lauren Boebert, Louie Gohmert and Andy Biggs

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Several House Republicans—exactly the ones you would guess—were involved in planning meetings for protests on January 6 as Trump supporters tried to block the certification of the 2020 election and with it, Donald Trump's loss, two sources have detailed to Rolling Stone.
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