Right-wing extremism moves to the dark corners of internet after Capitol attack

When the January 6th attack on the Capitol resulted in the President losing his Twitter privileges, many of his followers simply moved to more secretive and obscure corners of the web. MSNBC’s host of “American Voices” Alicia Menendez speaks with NBC News law enforcement analyst Carmen Best and NBC News reporter Ben Collins to discuss where these people might be lurking…and what we can expect from them in the days to come.

Source: MSDNC, Right-wing extremism moves to the dark corners of internet after Capitol attack

Senate prepares for the second impeachment trial of President Trump

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-U.S. Virgin Islands) discusses her role as an impeachment manager for the second Senate impeachment trial of President Trump. On her plan to appeal to republican senators, Rep. Plaskett told NBC’s Joshua Johnson, “I have great confidence in all 100 of those Senators. I’m not going to be speaking to a select group or bringing one side over to the other.”

Source: MSDNC, Senate prepares for the second impeachment trial of President Trump

Biden will sign executive order to reunite migrant families separated at the border

The U.S. government revealed in a court filing this week that hundreds of migrant children are still waiting to be reunited with their parents. MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff discusses the “driving force” behind Trump’s family separation policy and how Biden’s promises of accountability and immigration reform will play out in his first 10 days.

Source: MSDNC, Biden will sign executive order to reunite migrant families separated at the border

‘This threat is not going away’: States brace for armed protests after U.S. Capitol attack

At least 18 states are taking security precautions after the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6. NBC’s Frank Figliuzzi says we are looking at an “almost permanent urgency inside our country,” and that we are going to see an increased security presence for the “foreseeable future.”

Source: MSDNC, ‘This threat is not going away’: States brace for armed protests after U.S. Capitol attack

NY AG James on her lawsuit against NYPD: This behavior has gone unchecked

The Attorney General of New York Letitia James joins Ali Velshi to talk about her lawsuit against the NYPD for “years of [NYPD] using excessive force and making false arrests against New Yorkers, most recently during racial justice protests in 2020.” She says, “I will defend individuals right to peacefully protest in New York and beyond…this behavior has gone unchecked for a long period of time.”

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Far-right extremists are now ‘recalibrating & planning’ on an app favored by ISIS

As DC officials are tightening security ahead of Wednesday’s inauguration, NBC’s Anna Schecter reports that extremists are “recalibrating and planning for January 20th” even though their preferred app to plan, Parler, was shut down. She tells Ali Velshi that these extremists have found a workaround: “Telegram was the app favored by ISIS and now it’s really the place for far-right extremists and conspiracy theorists.”

Source: MSDNC, Far-right extremists are now ‘recalibrating & planning’ on an app favored by ISIS

Governors outraged by more Trump admin vaccine supply lies; Biden unveils new plan

Rachel Maddow reports on the anger many governors are expressing at the Trump administration after an announcement of the release of more Covid-19 vaccine turned out to be false, and share highlights from President-elect Joe Biden’s new plan to get the stumbling vaccine program back on track.

Source: MSDNC, Governors outraged by more Trump admin vaccine supply lies; Biden unveils new plan

The January 6 insurrection was a last gasp for white supremacy.

Anand Giridharadas, publisher of The.Ink, says that what the country experienced last week is the chaos at the end of white supremacy. “This is not a launch party, this is a funeral for something. It is a funeral for white supremacy. It is a funeral for a kind of outdated, outmoded male power. It is a mourning for a time in which certain Americans could claim to be the default of America and not have to share.”

Source: MSDNC, The January 6 insurrection was a last gasp for white supremacy.

Experts say Trump, Congress members could be targets of Capitol invasion investigation

Glenn Kirschner and Frank Figliuzzi join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the latest on the Capitol invasion investigation. Kirschner, a former federal prosecutor, says the units assigned to the investigation indicate it could involve members of Congress, and Figliuzzi, a former FBI official, says investigators may scrutinize Donald Trump’s inaction during the insurrection.

Source: MSDNC, Experts say Trump, Congress members could be targets of Capitol invasion investigation

Joyce Vance: If members of Congress aided in insurrection, there needs to be a full investigation

On the investigations surrounding the Capitol Hill insurrection, Joyce Vance says “It’s not just something we say: no man is above the law. If there were people in Congress who aided and abetted this incursion into the Capitol, then they need to be fully investigated.”

Source: MSDNC, Joyce Vance: If members of Congress aided in insurrection, there needs to be a full investigation