‘This can never happen again’: Jan 6 panel chair says ‘accountability’ is key for survival of US

The chair of the January 6 committee has warned that accountability is the key to salvaging America's political future.

"If we are to survive as a nation of laws and democracy, this can never happen again," Bennie Thompson said in the panel's final session.

The Mississippi Democrat also said that Donald Trump stirred up a "violent attempt to block the transfer of power."

"I believe, nearly two years later, this is still a time of reflection and reckoning," he said.

The panel will shortly vote on whether to refer the former president to the DOJ.

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