GOP lawmakers claim there was no riot and the Capitol riot looked like a normal tourist visit.
One Republican lawmaker is labeled “ridiculous” for claiming that not only was the January 6 attack on the Capitol not a riot, but that the footage from that day resembled a “normal tourist visit.” Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) Alleged at a hearing on the riot on Wednesday that if supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol to prevent the election results from being confirmed, it was not a riot and that there was a ” Lie “is” to say it was. “There was an undisciplined mob,” he said. “There were some rioters and some who committed vandalism. But let me be clear, there was no riot. “Clyde claimed that January 6th television footage showed people entering the Capitol and taking videos and pictures” in an “orderly fashion.” If you didn’t know it was at If the televised footage was January 6th, you’d actually believe it was “a normal tourist visit.” Despite the fact that there were five deaths in the Capitol riot and that the footage contained shocking videos of rioters that broke through windows and Senator Mitt Romney, R-Utah and then Vice President Mike Pence, who was escorted to safety. Calling out Clyde’s remarks on MSNBC, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News said, “I’ve been reporting on Congress for over a dozen years, and nothing that happened that day was anything like what it would look like when tourists headed for the Capitol. That’s just one of the most ridiculous statements I’ve ever heard. “Earlier today, Georgia Rep. Andrew Clyde said that if you didn’t know the footage was from Jan. 6, you’d” actually think it’s a normal tourist visit “. @ JakeSherman: That’s “one of the most ridiculous statements I’ve ever heard.” pic.twitter.com/Dw6tBTh526 – Katy Tur Reports (@KatyOnMSNBC) May 12, 2021 More stories from theweek.com The Real Reason Liz Cheney Lost Her Job The Loop Fate of a Falling Fertility Rate Democrats play around as Republicans prepare to burn Rome down