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How Texans helped plot, foment and carry out the Jan. 6 insurrection

From those who planted the seeds of Trump’s strategy to try to challenge the election, to others who sowed doubt and anger by spreading baseless election-fraud conspiracy theories, Texans played major roles in the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol two years ago.

A woman holds a sign at a candlelight vigil to mourn the one year anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol at the Texas capitol on Jan. 6, 2022 in Austin.

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