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Six months later, Biden calls for ‘courage’ in investigating Capitol attack

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Washington (AFP) – Six months after the insurrection at the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump, President Joe Biden called on Congress to investigate the assault, calling it an “existential crisis” for democracy. “Not even during the Civil War did insurrectionists breach our Capitol, the citadel of our democracy,” Biden said in a statement. “But six months ago today, insurrectionists did.” “This was not dissent. It was disorder. It posed an existential crisis and a test of whether our democracy could survive — a sad reminder that there is nothing guaranteed about our democracy,” Biden  s…

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