Attack on US Capitol raises national security concerns

January 08, 2021

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A large crowd of people are shown holding small US flags with screens showing Donald Trump's eyes in the distance.

US President Donald Trump supporters participate in a rally in Washington. Far-right social media users for weeks openly hinted in widely shared posts that chaos would erupt at the US Capitol while Congress convened to certify the election results, Jan. 6, 2021.

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