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Riot by pro-Trump mob “did not come out of nowhere”

7 January 2021

Riots in Washington over the US Presidential election result were not spontaneous, but were instead the result of months of concerted effort by Trump and his allies to stoke tensions and conspiracy theories, says Dr Brian Klaas (UCL European Languages, Culture & Society).

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