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Pro-Trump protesters approach the entrance to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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A Public Hearing Differs from An Investigation–What That Means For The Jan. 6 Committee

“On Thursday, June 9, the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol holds the first of several public hearings,” Congressional Oversight scholar Claire Leavitt writes. “The committee aims to lay out the results of months of investigative work into the involvement of President Donald Trump and his political allies in the 2021 insurrection and other attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.”

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Crowd of protestors holding up a giant American flag
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Political Ideologies Predict Science Denial in America’s War Against COVID-19 Vaccines

In the U.S., polling on intent to get vaccinated shows a massive political divide. Counties that went for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election show higher vaccination rates than counties that went for Donald Trump. Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Committee’s summer meeting cheered the fact that the U.S. didn’t meet Biden’s July 4 vaccination goals for the country.

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