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House Lawmakers Open Investigation Into Capitol Attack

They want to know what the intelligence community knew about the planned attack and why officials didn't prepare more thoroughly.

The U.S. House of Representatives has opened an investigation into this month's attack on the U.S. Capitol. In a letter to the heads of America's leading intelligence and law enforcement agencies, House lawmakers asked for any information that could help them understand whether warning signs were missed.

Lawmakers want to.

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