Democrat Congresswoman Calls for ‘Truth Commission,’ Reckoning with ‘Racial Injustice, White Supremacy’

Democrat Congresswoman Calls for ‘Truth Commission,’ Reckoning with ‘Racial Injustice, White Supremacy’


Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (D-CA) in an interview Sunday with CNN reiterated calls for a “truth commission” aimed at community-wide conversations about “our history” in order to reach “a common narrative moving forward of what we want our country to be” as well as a “reckoning with the racial injustice and white supremacy of our past.

Appearing on CNN’s Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter, the California Democrat spoke about the next steps after former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial ended in acquittal this week.

Stelter introduced Jacobs as “a congresswoman who went to study extremism abroad and then came home and found it here in the United States.”

Claiming “there’s something very broken in our democracy” regarding the former president’s acquittal this week in his second impeachment trial, Jacobs implicated “far right media” and the social media “ecosystem” in the Capitol riot in early January.

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