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How online misinformation from local-level Republicans helped fuel the Capitol riot


What level of online influence did local and state-level Republican officials have in the lead-up to the Capitol insurrection? An Associated Press investigation delved into the public and private social media accounts of nearly 1,000 Republican officials to look at how many perpetuated online misinformation leading up to the Jan 6 riot. Garance Burke, global investigative journalist for the Associated Press, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

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