Where the Capitol Hill Insurrection Leaves American Democracy

text by KCSB External News Director

12 January, 2021

KCSB News and Sports · Where the Capitol Hill Insurrection Leaves American Democracy

Following the pro-Trump insurrection of the Capitol, many are questioning the security of our nation and calling for Trump’s removal from office. KCSB’s Aubrey Valerio spoke to John Woolley, a political science professor at UCSB and a Co-Director of the American Presidency Project website, about any historical precedents for the unsuccessful takeover, whether there was any real threat to Biden’s presidency, the 25th Amendment, and what this may mean for democracy moving forward.