Political violence expert from Oakland University weighs in on insurrection, tensions

Navigating political violence concerns
Navigating political violence concerns

DETROIT – These next few days will undoubtedly be tense for many people who are struggling to make sense of seismic shifts in the political landscape.

A political violence expert from Oakland University sat down with Local 4. Dr. Peter Trumbore has spent his career learning and understanding the underpinnings of political violence around the globe.

He believes that the insurrection and attempt to kill democracy and overturn the free, fair and legal election is throwing up danger flags that everyone should heed.

He believes we all have a role in keeping democracy safe during these fragile and dangerous moments.

Watch the video above for the full report.


House votes to impeach President Trump for violent Capitol insurrection

The U.S. House voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his role in inciting the attack on the Capitol last week. Trump is the only president to be impeached twice.

The Democratic-led House took just two days to impeach Trump this time, garnering a handful of Republican votes in favor, including Michigan Congressmen Fred Upton and Peter Meijer, both from West Michigan. All of Michigan’s Democratic lawmakers voted in favor of impeachment.

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