The typically routine process of presidential electors casting their ballots in the Electoral College took place this year amid threats of violence. And a Texas man is under arrest for threatening a man at gunpoint over false suspicions of election fraud. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” to explain why he believes such threats are on the rise.
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Garland, Mayorkas highlight work to fight rise of domestic terror, as Democrats, GOP spar over who’s to blame
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‘I stand by every decision’: Former Trump officials grilled over Jan. 6 response
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Former Trump officials face grilling on Jan. 6 response, domestic extremism
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Students refuse to work, man pulls out gun as tensions rise at UT-Austin over 'The Eyes of Texas'
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Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed
Video shows the driver of the crashed car emerging with a knife in his hand and starting to run at the pair of officers, Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda ... t an ongoing threat, though ...