This video showing the moment Ashli Babbitt was shot and the minutes beforehand is upsetting, stunning, and key to understanding how confused and dangerous the situation was outside the Speaker’s Lobby on Wednesday.
There’s also this video that I hadn’t seen before showing how determined some of the rioters were to break through the Capitol’s defenses:
— Sam Zee (@SamZComedy) January 8, 2021
On the other hand, there’s footage of officers literally welcoming the protesters into the Capitol:
Capitol police open doors for the protestors. They stand aside and invite them inside. pic.twitter.com/OnSd3KGzz5
— Christina Bobb (@christina_bobb) January 8, 2021