What the Jan. 6 committee learned about the Capitol attack, 18 months later
On Jan. 6, 2021, a mob tried to hunt down the Vice President as his security detail worked to protect him.
“The members of the VP detail at this time were starting to fear for their own lives,” a former White House security official said. “There were calls to say goodbye, family members, so on, so forth.”
Donald Trump could have called on the armed rioters to stand down. But instead, for 187 minutes, he sat in his private dining room, watching television and ignoring his advisers.
Today, On Point: Jan. 6 committee member Jamie Raskin on what we’ve learned and what there is to know.
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