PBS NewsHour

Trump's false election claims fuels extremism

Clip: 01/06/2021 | 5m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

Hours after a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, the president continued to make false claims about the election results. Mary McCord, former acting assistant attorney general for national security at the Department of Justice. She now teaches at Georgetown Law School, and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss some of the extremist elements of his base.

Aired: 01/06/21

Rating: NR

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