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January 6 Hearing Day 1: Here’s What Happened

Carnage. Chaos. Crime. January 6 was not a random event; it was a coordinated, deliberate conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election.

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Donald Trump and MAGA extremists carried out a violent attempt to take over the Capitol and overturn the 2020 presidential election. This video recaps what happened in the first January 6 hearing.

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Michael Sozan

Senior Fellow

William Roberts

Managing Director

Producers

Hai-Lam Phan

Video Director, Production

Toni Pandolfo

Associate Video Producer

James Mertz

Video Intern

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Donald Trump and MAGA extremists carried out a violent attempt to take over the Capitol and overturn the 2020 presidential election. The January 6 House Select Committee hearings continue to provide evidence of these activities and illustrate how MAGA extremists will keep fighting to put themselves in power regardless of future election outcomes. Americans must hold those involved accountable and show that no one is above the law in the United States.

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