Home managers present senators beforehand unseen, graphic Capitol safety footage from Jan. 6.


“Radio communications from the Metropolitan Police Division spotlight how, throughout and and following President Trump’s speech, Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, and have become more and more violent. What you might be about to listen to has not been made public earlier than.” “In one other radio communication between Metropolitan Cops, you’ll be able to hear an officer declare that there’s a riot on the capital at 1:49 p.m.” “We’re seeing the within view because the mob approaches from exterior and beats the home windows and doorways. You may see that the rioters first broke the window with the wood beam that you simply noticed beforehand, and a lone police officer inside responds and begins to spray the primary man who enters, however is rapidly overwhelmed. I need you to concentrate to the primary group of assailants as they break into the constructing. The second man by way of the window is sporting full tactical physique armor and is carrying a baseball bat. Others are carrying riot shields. Amongst this group are members of the Proud Boys, a few of whom, like Dominic Pezzola, who was just lately indicted on federal conspiracy prices, we’ll focus on later. On this safety footage, you’ll be able to see Officer Goodman working to reply to the preliminary breach. Officer Goodman passes Senator Mitt Romney, and directs him to show round in an effort to get to security. On the primary flooring, simply beneath them, the mob had already began to seek for the Senate chamber. Officer Goodman made his manner all the way down to the primary flooring. On the left-hand aspect of the video, simply contained in the hallway, is the door to the Senate chamber. And watch how officer Goodman provokes the rioters and purposefully attracts them away from the door to the Senate chamber and in direction of the opposite officers ready down the corridor. The rioter seen carrying a baseball bat on this video is similar one we noticed moments in the past, breaching the window on the primary flooring. Whereas all of this was happening, Vice President Pence was nonetheless within the room close to the Senate chamber. It was not till to 2:26 that he was evacuated to a safe location. This subsequent safety video exhibits that evacuation. His actions are depicted by the orange dot in our mannequin — the purple and blue dots characterize the situation the place the mob and Officer Goodman had been, and the place Officer Goodman led the mob away from the chamber, simply moments in the past. You may see Vice President Pence and his household rapidly moved down the steps. The vp turns round briefly as he’s headed down. About the identical time Capitol Police introduced the Capitol had been breached, Speaker Pelosi’s workers heeded the decision to shelter in place. As you’ll be able to see right here, the workers strikes from their workplaces, by way of the halls, after which enters a door on the best hand aspect. That’s the outer door of a convention room, which additionally has an inside door that they barricaded with furnishings. The workers then hid underneath a convention room desk in that inside room. That is the final staffer getting into after which barricading themselves within the inside workplace. After simply seven minutes of them barricading themselves, and the final staffer getting into the door on the best, a bunch of rioters entered the hallway exterior. And as soon as inside, the riders have free rein within the speaker of the Home’s workplaces. On this safety video, take note of the door that we noticed these staffers main into and going into. One of many rioters, you’ll be able to see, is throwing his physique towards the door 3 times till he breaks open that outer door. Fortunately, when confronted with the inside door, he strikes on.” “This safety footage, which doesn’t have sound, exhibits a close-up of Trump’s mob as they transfer towards the second flooring of the Home chamber to cease the counting of votes. This safety video exhibits Ashli Babbitt, adopted by others within the mob, turning the nook towards the Home foyer doorways the place the members had been leaving. This safety video from 2:56 p.m. exhibits the mob within the Home of Representatives wing on the second flooring of the Capitol. Insurrectionists who’re nonetheless contained in the constructing are preventing with the police, who’re overwhelmed and making an attempt to get them out. On this safety video, you’ll be able to see how the Capitol Police created a line and blocked the hallway with their our bodies to forestall rioters on the finish of the corridor from reaching you and your workers. Extra safety footage exhibits how chief Schumer and the members of his protecting element had a close to miss with the mob. They got here inside simply yards of rioters and needed to flip round. Going up the ramp together with his element, he’ll quickly exit of view. Seconds later, they return and run again down the hallway, and officers instantly shut the door and use their our bodies to maintain them secure. Right here’s an audio recording from the radio visitors of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Division describing the violence.” “In a separate Metropolitan Police Division radio visitors recording, you’ll be able to hear an officer when he realizes that the insurrectionists had overtaken the police line.” “Hours after members of the Home and Senate had left this space, on the west entrance of the constructing, the mob continued to develop, continued to beat the officers as they tried to get in. On this new safety video, you’ll be able to see the mob attacking officers with a crutch, a hockey stick, a bullhorn and a Trump flag.”