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Looking at Capitol breach from a historic point of view

Posted at 8:13 AM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 08:13:12-05

WASHINGTON — A day after a mob of President Donald Trump supporters overran the U.S. Capitol, a political scientist helped the PIX11 Morning News look at the scary scenes in the context of the country's history.

Professor Dan Cassino from Fairleigh Dickinson University discussed how the storming of Capitol compares to past unrest around presidential elections and how it might live in history books in the future.