If the images of armed white supremacists overrunning the Capitol on January 6 had receded to the back of anyone’s mind, Trump’s recently concluded impeachment trial has brought them front and center again. While the former president wasn’t formally convicted, the trial revealed the complicity of Trump and others in his circle in instigating a violent attack on Congress in a desperate bid to stay in power after losing an election.

But there’s another story of complicity and politicized bias, revealed by the woefully ineffective law enforcement response to the attack, that merits continued attention. That story is now being explored in more detail, as leaders of the law enforcement response are called to testify before Congress.

Read the full article at Common Dreams.

Basav Sen directs the Climate Justice Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @BasavIPS.

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