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1/6 panel: Local ‘heroes’ rebuffed Trump, then faced threats

The House 1/6 committee heard chilling, tearful testimony Tuesday that Donald Trump’s relentless pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election provoked widespread threats to the “backbone of our democracy”— election workers and local officials who fended off the defeated president’s demands despite personal risks. The panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack at the U.S. […]