Jan. 6 Committee Members Get Heightened Security After Wave Of Threats

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Several members of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol have increased their personal security amid a new wave of threats following the latest public hearings on their findings, according to multiple reports.

The Washington Post reported Wednesday the number of violent threats has increased notably in the previous 24 hours, and all members on the committee are likely to get a security detail.

The panel held its fourth hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection Tuesday, which focused on the intense pressure campaign by former President Donald Trump as he worked to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The fifth hearing is set for Thursday.


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