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Inside a deadly siege: How a string of failures led to a dark day at the Capitol

New York Times
By: Mark Mazzetti, Helene Cooper, Jennifer Steinhauer, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Luke Broadwater

Poor planning among a constellation of government agencies and a restive crowd encouraged by President Trump set the stage for the unthinkable.

Huddled in a command centre on Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington