Inside the U.S. Capitol at the height of the siege | Visual Forensics

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At 2:12 p.m. on Jan. 6, supporters of President Trump began climbing through a window they had smashed on the northwest side of the U.S. Capitol. “Go! Go! Go!” someone shouted as the rioters, some in military gear, streamed in. It was the start of the most serious attack on the Capitol since the War of 1812. The mob coursed through the building, enraged that Congress was preparing to make Trump’s electoral defeat official. “Drag them out! … Hang them out!” rioters yelled at one point, as they gathered near the House chamber.
Officials in the House and Senate secured the doors of their respective chambers, but lawmakers were soon forced to retreat to undisclosed locations. Five people died on the grounds that day, including a Capitol police officer. In all, more than 50 officers were injured.
To reconstruct the pandemonium inside the Capitol, The Washington Post examined text messages, photos and hundreds of videos, some of which were exclusively obtained. By synchronizing the footage and locating some of the camera angles within a digital 3-D model of the building, The Post was able to map the rioters’ movements and assess how close they came to lawmakers - in some cases feet apart or separated only by a handful of vastly outnumbered police officers. Subscribe to The Washington Post on FIpost:
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Taylor Jones
Taylor Jones 2 tuntia sitten
and the blm protest are considerd terriost. Us looting is being terriost, But the rioters were putting a death threat , and was trying to assinatie.
phong nguyễn
phong nguyễn 4 tuntia sitten
The United States of kenya bama..biden ..kamala.. Rip
santos murillo
santos murillo 7 tuntia sitten
Further proof that there was coordination with the organizers of the demonstration. How did they know that Trump was going to turn the crowd around to march and when to begin their assault?
Ron Kerber
Ron Kerber 15 tuntia sitten
Within days of this event, the National Guard from all 50 States arrived in D.C.. Why? Only Trump could have called them, did he meet with the commanders of the Guard Units? We are still in a State of War remember, for as long as it takes to fight terrorism. USS Lindsey Graham on his youtube page has a 32 or so min. clip of him questioning Nominee Kavanaugh. Start at about 24 mins in where Sen. asks about the Law of Armed Conflicts. It ends when the Senator says about traitors "You know we executed them" . The DOD Law of War is available on line it makes interesting reading.
Ur Sus
Ur Sus 16 tuntia sitten
Blm protest worst then this just saying
Asad Ali
Asad Ali 16 tuntia sitten
Ending of usa coming soon
Red Buffalo
Red Buffalo 16 tuntia sitten
God bless all the American soldiers of Liberty in this war against Communist tyranny of the fraud Biden and the Satanic Communist party.
jason huynh
jason huynh 17 tuntia sitten
they cut out all the peaceful speach that the president said!! these media and the Democrat are so corrupted they should be in jail!! Never ever vote for another Democrats very disgrace to the country and the world
Peace Maker
Peace Maker 18 tuntia sitten
So only one officer feared for his life. Another lie exposed.
Angus Macdonald
Angus Macdonald 19 tuntia sitten
6:57 you gotta respect those guys
Angus Macdonald
Angus Macdonald 19 tuntia sitten
America; a third world country.
Wesley Heckendorn
Wesley Heckendorn 20 tuntia sitten
Between pro-Trumpers, BLM, and Antifia, riots might as well be considered a new pass on this day and age. I guess golf and baseball became too boring.
earl Olson
earl Olson 23 tuntia sitten
We need a supermax prison in the middle of Alaska and once these worthless terrorist pigs are tried lock them up forever, cowards, looters, thieves murderers, no mercy.
Matt 23 tuntia sitten
Hi future kids
Sachira Bhanu
Sachira Bhanu Päivä sitten
Wow this is going to be a movie. :)
Sachira Bhanu
Sachira Bhanu Päivä sitten
Historical day in America. Future generation has to study hard to understand Trump. Also psychological students have a chance to summarize these things to get better idea about mental conditions of these people and Trump. :)
Toriel Dremurr
Toriel Dremurr Päivä sitten
I present to you our newest sh*tshow: *The Trump supporters*
Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson Päivä sitten
9:43 Weird looking white supremacist in the bottom right there
631Footy TV
631Footy TV Päivä sitten
left out the peacefully and patriotically part in trumps speech but hey gotta get those emotions of these small brained lefties flowing so they come back for more eh?
DOGS LIVES MATTER Daniel Stancil Päivä sitten
Shot killed and unarmed woman
Hard Carry
Hard Carry Päivä sitten
Babbit really thought *This man has a gun? I should maybe climb through.*
Hard Carry
Hard Carry Päivä sitten
This couldve been a bloodbath if a soldier just gave up being passive and just opened fire
Albert hoang
Albert hoang Päivä sitten
And they said the peaceful BLM protests were violent
Kathy Garrett
Kathy Garrett Päivä sitten
dougr944 2 päivää sitten
A siege is where you surround a target and cut off essential supplies forcing people to surrender. WAPO aboard the fail-train.
Dan Sotelo
Dan Sotelo 2 päivää sitten
It was sheer luck many from both sides did not die, because if capital police shot many trump terrorist they would call them selves victims of the idiotic and so called revolution. I knew some thing like this was going happen 1\2 way thru trump's presidency some thing like this was going to happen.
Grànde Armee
Grànde Armee 2 päivää sitten
I have seen so many trump supporters by looking at the comments.
Mad man
Mad man 2 päivää sitten
The Historic Capital storming of 2021 it shall be called
DarthRevan 2 päivää sitten
Watching this is hard for me. Soo damm depressing.
kathi 2 päivää sitten
Republican congress men and women were cowards and voted to have DT absolved of any and all damage and terror he reigned on our country with his goons and domestic terrorists. BAAAD republicans!!!
I'm Your mom
I'm Your mom 2 päivää sitten
Yes Destruction!
cheese 2 päivää sitten
now this is just funny that no one could stop them. Period
冬桜こたつ 2 päivää sitten
“Democracy Dies in Darkness”
Fishy 2 päivää sitten
I thought this guy supported the police
Dj Phantom
Dj Phantom 2 päivää sitten
Thanks for posting this insight to the events of that day, here in the United Kingdom we only got to see the sanitised version, but this is so incite-full that it’s clear that this mob of morons only wanted to cause fear and destroy whatever they could. 😡😢😞👍🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 How the police officers etc didn’t use more deadly force on this mob is not only unbelievable but also highly commendable, one death is tragic and five is truly saddening, but it could have been a bloodbath, when someone shouted repeatedly “he’s got a gun” it was as though they were surprised, how I don’t know, all law enforcement officers carry guns, so they couldn’t have been surprised, doesn’t make sense.
dls951 2 päivää sitten
Mostly peaceful protesters.
Skipboso4 2 päivää sitten
I liked this video bc of the quality that it was put together and shows just how heavy and extreme these ppls actions are. I dislike that it happened and all the fear the capitol workers had this day. RIP the cops and defenses that lost their lives fighting for what is right. 🪦
Skipboso4 2 päivää sitten
This feels like a terrorist attack... might as well be considered one...
Soldier TF2
Soldier TF2 3 päivää sitten
Cubeyu 3 päivää sitten
To the people coming to this in a few years, I saw it live
Josh Pace
Josh Pace 3 päivää sitten
Domestic terrorism.
ProfRogers 3 päivää sitten
This is what happens when you cheat the will of the people.
Cton88 3 päivää sitten
7:30. The same lady that condoned the "protests" back in May. Come on
Don Dondon
Don Dondon 3 päivää sitten
However, their has always been voter fraud and BS in congress, but rioting over Donald Trump. Seriously .
rooster thetrue
rooster thetrue 3 päivää sitten
Omg 😱 this is the us
Annette Cawley
Annette Cawley 3 päivää sitten
Deep Zepp
Deep Zepp 3 päivää sitten
As if this was something the establishment didn’t want to happen. How do you lot buy into this trash?
Rampancy Project
Rampancy Project 3 päivää sitten
Republicans: “Everyone else is a snowflake!” Also Republicans:
AWlpsSHOW36 Päivä sitten
@Avenge Fear True! But these people storing the Capital are likely the same that would say "Hehe! Snowflakes!"
Avenge Fear
Avenge Fear 2 päivää sitten
Not every republican wanted to storm the capital
AWlpsSHOW36 3 päivää sitten
M O 3 päivää sitten
Someone give Officer Goodman a raise and a vacation
Je suis 87%
Je suis 87% 3 päivää sitten
I am not a big supporter of the Democrats. But WTF goes wrong with those republican voters these days? There is no rational explaination forcing the decision to give his/hers cross to them. And this I am asking myself not just since Trump was candidating. These people have big mental problems. Greetings from Germany!
Keep Pushin
Keep Pushin 3 päivää sitten
I have now watched this three times, and still I am in shock that this is how emboldened these homegrown terrorists have become. This needs to be squashed now. Yes please put a 911 commission on them. I believe these people are the largest threat our country will ever see. Get them under control before something really terrible happens.
Jibs Tale
Jibs Tale 4 päivää sitten
This is ridiculous, they should all be in prison. Trump should be in prison.
ryan mejia
ryan mejia 4 päivää sitten
dang its already been a month!
stephen7072 4 päivää sitten
They should prosecut the BLM movement and Portland rioters
Mason James
Mason James 4 päivää sitten
So much worse the the mass rioting and carnage that wrecked cities
maracuja 4 päivää sitten
america used to be cool
David Smith
David Smith 4 päivää sitten
I'd like to see all those arrested and convicted of a crime for their activities on 1/ 6/2021, including the planners behind the scenes, sentenced to a long time in a dormitory prison cell with several hundred men who haven't had intimate relations with a woman for many years. Video and audio recordings should be made and the results preserved for posterity and stored at the Library of Congress. After that, on each anniversary of the Trump Republican assault on the Capitol and members of Congress, (as well as their own Vice President) the tapes should be played on television for all to see, just as when the 911 videos were played for several years after that despicable occasion. We should never forget what happened on Jan. 6th, and then dumb bastards who were responsible for it.
MagenHildreth MagenHildreth
MagenHildreth MagenHildreth 4 päivää sitten
The staking heron minimally print because skate retrospectively mark against a nosy cemetery. unequal, overt kilogram
White Weaker
White Weaker 4 päivää sitten
D Trump and all his family screwed his supporting rioters (and the ones that died) at the capitol hill raid by denying he incited anything to them, yet it was clear they where acting under his words. -- Once his reputation is in danger, he will drop you so quick, you wont see it coming -- -- Trump supporters are IDIOTS who dont do enough research about him, he's just another Walter mitty --
Dylan williams
Dylan williams 4 päivää sitten
If there is a civil war i wont be suprised
Jeffrey Paasch
Jeffrey Paasch 4 päivää sitten
I thought it was hilarious!
Edwin Dzulkarnain
Edwin Dzulkarnain 4 päivää sitten
In Indonesia, we call it kadrun
Lily Myrick
Lily Myrick 4 päivää sitten
i watched every minute of this live on tv because i was waiting to see if ossoff would win
B H 4 päivää sitten
Boy that was the most civilized riot I've ever seen in my life. Have you seen antifa burning down mom and pop stores now that's a riot.
Edwin Aviles
Edwin Aviles 3 päivää sitten
You're stupid if you actually believe that load of bollocks lol
Victor Mauricio
Victor Mauricio 4 päivää sitten
12:37 the secret service shot that traitor off the trump train, permanently ! Ask your self, do you think Trump care ? Tomorrow trump will be playing golf at Mar-o-lago not giving 2 💩’s about her. This I can tell you.
Victor Mauricio
Victor Mauricio 4 päivää sitten
Requirements for being a republicans = cheat, lie and still
Edwin Aviles
Edwin Aviles 3 päivää sitten
Victor Mauricio
Victor Mauricio 4 päivää sitten
These TRAITORS went to the capital thinking they were patriot .
R Young
R Young 4 päivää sitten
Very slanted and left wing point of view
TNTbomb1oo 4 päivää sitten
The video where the trump supporters were being interviewed was nothing like this. They said it was a "peaceful protest" and they were "polite" they said they had tear gass thrown at them for no reason. The evidence doesn't show that.
TigerVelocityPlays 4 päivää sitten
What about all this BLM crap they rioted
Mr. Nikolaev
Mr. Nikolaev 3 päivää sitten
Don't blame them for this.
TigerVelocityPlays 4 päivää sitten
Trump 2024
TigerVelocityPlays 4 päivää sitten
Trump! Trump2020
Mimi Biondo
Mimi Biondo 4 päivää sitten
hey history students who will be watching this in 5 years :)
Strange Armour
Strange Armour 4 päivää sitten
If this were for real, a whole bunch of people would have turned up armed. No way could "rioters" get anywhere near the place unless IT WAS ALLOWED TO HAPPEN !!!
Adrean Tejeda
Adrean Tejeda 4 päivää sitten
The open invoice mostly flash because pharmacist climatologically blush lest a cheap rain. pumped, fixed bomb
Joe Clark
Joe Clark 4 päivää sitten
6:59 I know this is terrible and all but I laughed right here
Apollo 2 päivää sitten
John Vercellone
John Vercellone 4 päivää sitten
Horse manure
Derry Taylor
Derry Taylor 4 päivää sitten
Trump should be in Prison. He incited this, he knew what was happening and did nothing.
vonsuthoff 4 päivää sitten
Trump... *"WE'RE"* going to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue... Then, *"WE'RE"* going to walk up to the Capitol and be "bold!" The Trump part of *"WE"* got immediately in his bullet proof limo and rode to his "safe space," so to watch the riot on tv... where he watched and did *"NOTHING"* for "several hours!" He should have immediately gone to the Capitol and told his worshipers to immediately retreat! He did not. *Trump has American blood is on his hands!*
Donna Thompson
Donna Thompson 4 päivää sitten
Oath Keepers don't need to worry. Their fuhror Trump will surely pardon...oh snap he's long gone with the cash. Everything Trump touches dies.
Lim Bunny
Lim Bunny 4 päivää sitten
We execute terrorists, they're domestic terrorists. Execution is the only answer, make them an example to the rest of them.
brxwneyedwxman _
brxwneyedwxman _ 5 päivää sitten
i don’t know who need to hear this, the capitol is a lot deeper than a target - stop comparing this to BLM. they’re not the same
appleblossomxo 5 päivää sitten
Make your voices heard, peacefully. Did you forget that part? The "peril" that law-makers faced???? The citizens were the constituents of the politicians in session, why would you presume the politicians were in peril? Manipulative editors gave no backstory of the voters request to a bipartisan Congressional review of the Nov2020 election after hundreds of citizen poll watchers witnessed possible mismanagement in several voting districts (not all, some). As well, that the election system was similar to what the Philippines were banning due to election fraud. The review would have left plenty of time for the tradition of peaceful inauguration. You should have added that the DNC denied the courtesy to the People and refused to hold the much needed election review, you also neglected to specify the inciteful actions of the DNC & Rinos that immediately started after their rude denial, no mentioning of the DNC & Rinos severely insulting the concerned voters on global television, newsprint & social media. The DNC & Rinos also savagely insulted the few RNC politicians that followed PROPER protocol in requesting the bipartisan review to help The People. You don't mention the concerned voters were censored to silence when the voters tried to give voice and plead for the Congressional review, through the media. The DNC & Rinos should have been disciplined for their egregious actions leading up to Jan2021 against The People and still owe apologies to the citizenry. The citizens were ignored to silence. The People went to knock on the Capitol door to talk with their ignorant representatives. Their representatives again ignored them and hid as if victims. The politicians were the perpetrators, the public do not have to take abuse from politicians or media. The People and the RNC have been injured from destructive over-reach of power by the DNC members in government. Who listens, who reports, who helps The People when the mainstream media are blinded and gagged by currency and power?
J. M. W.
J. M. W. 5 päivää sitten
This should of NEVER happened. They probably never voted. Just protecting their master Trump! Pence had to call for help! Trump was busy putting Pence down.
ballistic dan
ballistic dan 5 päivää sitten
As a British non political unbiased observer , I can't help but think if this was an Antifa led incursion the police would have been shooting them. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Thanks.
Jessie Arroyo
Jessie Arroyo 5 päivää sitten
On January 6th, 2020, this day will forever live in infamy as the day the Republican party died
javier garcia
javier garcia 5 päivää sitten
Ash Pasch
Ash Pasch 5 päivää sitten
Well you know whether you're Republican or Democratic really doesn't matter because basically most American people getting sick and tired of being lied to we're getting sick of being ripped off food prices are going high gas is already up coronavirus is still hanging around causing massive deaths worldwide I mean really something's got to give it's not good what happened January 6th not at - all. but something's got to give I mean the whole world itself is just like a snow globe and somebody keeps shaking it up - ridiculous how this world has gotten to be we need to do something something's got to give the Earth cannot continue this way. The conglomerate companies out here these huge corporations. Whatever you want to call it thet got to do something we need help they can do it they can fix this they can make it better but they don't want to they get off on destruction disease poverty war . there's profit billions and billions and billions of profit and spreading disease and destruction and war WTF Seriously mankind needs to chill . It's almost like there's Angels wrestling demons.
tarkov666 5 päivää sitten
This will forever go down as one of the most disgraceful moments in American history. All because a few decided their wants were more important than those of everyone else.
AWlpsSHOW36 3 päivää sitten
I think every moment in American history is disgraceful.
Samir 5 päivää sitten
leaving this comment to know I witnessed history
Samir 5 päivää sitten
real question is why weren't they shot????? You would think people raiding the most important building in the USA would be shot on sight
EyD Vlogs
EyD Vlogs 5 päivää sitten
Dear future, don’t do drugs. 🥶
DD Mau
DD Mau 5 päivää sitten
Antifa and the Venezuelan voting machines created this entire January 6th chaos.
Samir 5 päivää sitten
show proof it was Antifa,, ill wait...... oh wait IT WAS HUNDREDS CARRYING TRUMP FLAGS
DD Mau
DD Mau 5 päivää sitten
This whole thing was pre-planned, Nancy knew what was going down a week in advance ,they. Were advised by Ringling brothers !
8002dlorah 5 päivää sitten
Holy I just seen a cop get hit with a pepper spray bottle directly at his head
pglove69 5 päivää sitten
and how many people were not arrested?
Jaroms2 5 päivää sitten
no one see its organuinized?
Dean Jagger
Dean Jagger 5 päivää sitten
The person in charge of the Security did not do there job. There should have been the police all around before it even started.
R 5 päivää sitten
You've been warned for 5+ years... *You are on the wrong side of history* Go keep reading conspiracy websites that rot your brain and make you a giant red flag in your own family. Idiots oust themselves every time.
Sebastian 6 päivää sitten
"Visual Forensics" and I thought it was called propaganda
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