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New Capitol Surveillance Footage Shows A Breach By Jan. 6 Rioters From Start To Finish

BuzzfeedNews: “Two 40-minute videos from Jan. 6 show how hundreds of rioters breached one Capitol entry point and how police eventually regained control…The videos don’t have sound, but they show tense verbal exchanges as the officers make several attempts to stop the mob from getting inside. The confrontations are mostly nonviolent, unlike clashes at other locations around the Capitol where rioters attacked police with makeshift weapons — including flagpoles, pieces of wood and metal, fire extinguishers, chemical sprays, and their fists. In the middle of a final confrontation at the doorway, the officers suddenly retreat, and it’s not evident from the video why, but the timing coincides with an escalation of violence elsewhere around the Capitol…”

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