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GOP Sen. Susan Collins thought the mostly white pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was ‘the Iranians’ at first

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks at a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in a new op-ed said she initially thought the Capitol siege was the work of the Iranians.
“My first thought was that the Iranians had followed through on their threat to strike the Capitol,” Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, wrote.
Though it’s true tensions between the US and Iran have been heightened in recent weeks, it was no secret that pro-Trump extremist groups were planning to …read more

Source:: Business Insider