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Jeh Johnson: “We Fought an Entire Civil War to Prevent This

Clip: 01/18/2021 | 18m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Jeh Johnson, who served as secretary of homeland security under President Obama, cites specific security failures that permitted pro-Trump extremists to gain access to Capitol Hill with so little resistance on January 6. In 2017, Johnson was tasked with overseeing security for Trump’s inauguration. He speaks with Walter Isaacson about the state of national security pending the Biden inauguration.

Aired: 01/18/21

Rating: NR

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