From 1776 to this very day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, so it is worth taking a step back for a moment to really think about how close we came to undoing a democracy envied and emulated the world over. That is the cold hard fact of what happened on January 6, 2021, when a mob of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Every democracy loving American should welcome the insurrection hearings investigating the lead-up to the incursion on our nation’s capital and the bastion of democracy. As one bombshell revelation comes after another, here we look at 11 things that have been revealed in the ongoing process of establishing accountability for the attack on the capitol and who knew what and when. Most importantly we discover what is potentially going to happen as the hearings continue.