January 7, 2021

Political Analyst Andy Downs Weighs In On Events At U.S. Capitol

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Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics. - Purdue University Fort Wayne

Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics.

Purdue University Fort Wayne
Katy Anderson

A dangerous and surreal scene unfolded at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon as pro-Trump extremists breached the complex, resulting in the death of one of the extremists, a lockdown, and hours of chaos and violence.

To get perspective on this unprecedented event, WBOI's Katy Anderson reached out to Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, to get his initial reactions to the situation, and how this could be a turning point in American politics.

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