Questions Linger About Jan. 6 After Hearing Full Of Finger-Pointing And Conspiracy – By Josh Kovensky and Kate Riga (Talking Points Memo) / Feb 23 2021
The Senate’s first major hearing on the Capitol insurrection provided new details about the Jan. 6 assault on the electoral college certification.
Not only did the event provide the first public hearing in which those responsible for defending the Capitol answered questions about the assault in public, but it also gave insight into how key senators — some of whom laid the groundwork for the attack — plan on navigating the aftermath.
Many questions, however, were left unanswered.
Here are five points on what the hearing revealed about the attack itself, and how the GOP plans on responding.