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'Get to the Bottom of That'

Posted 7/30/21

The first day of hearings by the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack made clear why most congressional Republicans wanted no part of a serious examination of the violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol Building by a mob of insurrectionists incited by the disgraced then-President to whom much of the party remains politically captive.

The four police officers who were its leadoff witnesses spoke with a moral authority that brought home the pain and suffering they endured because Donald Trump spread a lie that he had been cheated out of re-election--something that was refuted in numerous courts in battleground states, as well as a U.S. Supreme Court where six of the nine members are conservatives. 

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