Fears Mount That GOP’s Big Lie on 2020 Just a ‘Test Run’ for What Comes Next | Common Dreams News

A protester holds a Trump 2024 flag in front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol on February 27, 2021. (Photo: Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

With Senate Republicans expected to use the filibuster on Thursday to block a commission to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol instigated by former President Donald Trump, fears are mounting that his “Big Lie” about the 2020 election was just a “test run” for future GOP assaults on American democracy. “If Democrats don’t make some changes to our election laws and if they lose some races that they really need to win in 2022 and 2024, then we’re in real trouble.” —David Faris, Roosevelt University As Ryan Cooper lamented Wednesday in a column at The Week, “The truth is that the insurrection never actually stopped.”

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