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Intelligence lapses blamed for riot; Former security officials testified before Congress about the security failings of Jan. 6

Feb 28, 2021 - Philadelphia Inquirer
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Former security officials testified before Congress about the security failings of Jan. 6

Top officials responsible for security at the Capitol on Jan. 6 as it was overrun by a mob backing President Donald Trump blamed wide-ranging intelligence failures for the deadly attack at a Senate hearing Tuesday, pointing to lapses that included a missed email warning of violence and a larger inability to recognize the threat posed by domestic rightwing extremism.

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