Into the Public Record

As DC Metro and Capitol Police Officers testified under oath before the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, Republican lawmakers, including Marjorie Taylor Greene and Louis Gohmert (on the right, at the podium) and Matt Gaetz (behind Gohmert) attempted a press conference on behalf of imprisoned rioters they call “political prisoners.” The event was shut down when protesters disrupted the speakers. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger for UPI/REX)

The select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot finally began the process of bringing a much needed and widely anticipated hearing, with public testimonies by witnesses and other primary sources, under oath and into the story of Donald Trump’s coup d'état.

Sgt. Aquilino Gonell of the US Capitol Police was the first to deliver an opening statement in summary of his testimony, followed by DC Metro Police…

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Barry Dredze

Barry Dredze

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Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.