Police Bias Explains the Capitol Riot

the important question regarding police complicity in the riot must be fully investigated.
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As America continues to grapple with last week's insurrectionist government takeover attempt by Donald Trump's MAGA mob, the important question regarding police complicity in the riot must be fully investigated.

Five days ago, a mob stormed the US Capitol, the seat of American government and — supposedly — one of the most secure and heavily guarded buildings in the country.

Now lawmakers, security officials, and voters are trying to piece together what happened, and more details are emerging about the security failures that led to a siege not seen since 1812. And many are pointing to evidence of complicity by police officers who appeared to stand by or even assist rioters whose actions ended up causing a fellow officer’s death.

On Monday, Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman said “several” officers have been suspended and more than a dozen others are under investigation for their part in the insurrection.

A congressional source told the Washington Post that investigators found messages showing support for Wednesday’s rally that led to the Capitol riots.

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