Four takeaways from the second day of the Jan. 6 committee hearings

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On the second day of the House Jan. 6 committee’s public hearings, Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson said the committee would show that former President Donald Trump lost his reelection campaign, knew he lost and, as a result of his loss, “decided to wage an attack on our democracy, an attack on the American people,” which culminated in the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.