On this week’s Lever Time, host David Sirota reviews how the congressional investigation into the January 6th riot is both necessary, but also not nearly enough to halt Donald Trump’s authoritarian movement. Sirota discusses how the riot showed how insanely easy it is to nearly topple the government, and he also discusses how liberals’ veneration of Mike Pence and Liz Cheney effectively rewards the Republican politicians who originally helped create the problem in the first place. And most important, Sirota reviews President Franklin Roosevelt’s prescient warnings and how this era’s events eerily echo what was happening in Weimar Germany just before that country was overrun by fascists in the 1930s.

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