PBS NewsHour

Capitol Police officer gives his account of Jan. 6 attack

Clip: 06/09/2021 | 8m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

A day after the release of a Senate report detailing the widespread security failures in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, we spoke with one of the police officers on the scene that day. Officer James Blassingame, a 17-year veteran of the Capitol Police who is involved in a civil lawsuit against former President Trump, joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss his experiences when a violent mob stormed the Capitol.

Aired: 06/09/21

Rating: NR

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