Insurrection In The Capitol: So Many Questions Remain After DC Siege

January 7, 2021
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As the dust, and tear gas, settles after a mob of violent insurrectionists laid siege to the United States Capitol, many questions remain outstanding. Why were the Capitol Police so outmanned? Who exactly was behind the order to finally send in the National Guard to help quell the uprising? Who were the individuals who led the charge — other than Trump himself — and how will they be held to account?

We’ll be piecing together more information throughout the day. Follow the TPM staff’s coverage below:

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