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Black election worker gives frightening testimony to Jan. 6 committee about racist attacks by Trump supporters

A Black woman who was a poll worker from Atlanta, gave harrowing testimony about the fear from violent threats she endured and racist attacks aimed at her during the Jan. 6 insurrection committee hearing. In a prerecorded testimony, the woman on Tuesday told lawmakers investigating the insurrection that she didn’t feel safe anywhere after former President Trump identified her multiple times during a conference call with the Georgia Secretary of State. Trump, supported by Guilliani, made false claims at the woman and her daughter, who was also a poll workers. Trump called the woman a “professional vote scammer and hustler.” The woman had to escape from her own home after the FBI advised her to leave for her safety. The woman was one of several people who testified to the committee on T...