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Editorial: The Senate’s first hearing on the Jan. 6 riot offered good questions — and few answers

February 24, 2021
US Navy Blue angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds flypast the US Capitol Building, May 2nd, 2020.

“Who’s in charge? Who was ultimately responsible for the safety of the Capitol?” Those were the questions asked by Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-Ga.) Tuesday after the Senate concluded its first hearing into the breakdowns in intelligence-gathering and security preparations ahead of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. Good questions, and no clear answers emerged from six hours of maddening testimony marked by finger-pointing and blame-shifting. Congress has much more work to do in finding out what went wrong and what needs to be done to prevent a recurrence.

Article Source: Washington Post

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