DOJ & the Riot

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal watchdogs launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other law enforcement agencies responded to the riot at the U.S. Capitol, including whether there were failures in information sharing and other preparations that left the historic symbol of democracy vulnerable to assault by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters.

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is probing how the department and its law enforcement agencies prepared for and responded to the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, officials announced Friday.

The Department of Justice announced Friday it has initiated an internal review of its response to the Jan. 6 incursion on the U.S. Capitol building, as the federal government takes a hard look at its failure to prevent a deadly riot that breached the halls of Congress.

WASHINGTON — Federal watchdogs launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other law enforcement agencies responded to the riot at the U.S. Capitol, including whether there were failures in information sharing and other preparations that left the historic symbol of democracy vulnerable to assault by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters.

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