Friday marks two years since the January 6 Capitol insurrection, when President Donald Trump incited thousands of supporters to violently storm Congress, attempting to overturn the 2020 election. The attack on the Capitol briefly shut down Congress as lawmakers fled for their safety from the mob, which included members of the Proud Boys, the Oath Keepers and other violent extremist groups. Two years later, part of Congress has been effectively shut down again, this time because a group of far-right Republicans, including many who supported the January 6 insurrection, have blocked Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy's attempt to become House speaker. We speak to Andy Campbell, senior editor at HuffPost and author of "We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered In a New Era of American Extremism," as the House speaker vote drags on and the Proud Boys face trial for seditious conspiracy over their involvement in the insurrection.
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