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Former Homeland Security secretary: ‘Trump lit the match’ for Capitol riot


Jeh Johnson, former secretary of homeland security, and Carmen Best, former Seattle police chief, join TODAY to comment on the unprecedented violence that shook the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. “It seemed like it took an interminable amount of time for the police to respond,” Best acknowledges. “Donald Trump lit the match,” Johnson says. “There was a failure here, and hard questions need to be asked.”