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MSNBC 13 Jan 2021

How The Threat Of Violence Has Haunted Politics In The Trump Era

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Chris Hayes: The threat of violence is "the reality, the menace, the intolerable ingredient that Donald Trump has helped add to politics in this era. And it threatens the very core of liberal democracy itself." Aired on 01/13/2021.


Central African Republic officials are counting votes after Sunday's elections where people defied threats of violence to turn out in large numbers.
Rebel groups some of which the government says are linked to former President Francois Bozize threatened to march on the capital and disrupt a vote they say is rigged.
President Faustin-Archange Touadera is the frontrunner and is seeking a second term

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from the capital Bangui, the Central African Republic.
As Michigan's electors meet to officially cast their Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the proceedings remain closed to the public due to reported "credible threats of violence." NBC's Vaughn Hillyard has details. Aired on 12/14/2020.
As Michigan's electors meet to officially cast their Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the proceedings remain closed to the public due to reported "credible threats of violence." NBC's Vaughn Hillyard has details. Aired on 12/14/2020.
Baseless claims of election fraud have led to threats of violence against election officials and employees. A new article from the Associated Press looks at the rhetoric that's riling people up and the impact it's having. Colleen Long, co-author of the story "Trump grievances feed menacing undertow after the election," breaks down what she and her colleague found.

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