*Clayton Ray Mullins of Benton KY has been arrested in the Capitol riot. *Photos & videos show him attacking DC police officer and dragging him down stairway. *Charges: Assaulting officer; obstructing law enforcement; physical violence, disorderly conduct.
Fact Check: Was Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick killed by rioters?
“IS THIS AMERICA? THEY BEAT POLICE OFFICERS WITH BLUE LIVES MATTER FLAGS. THEY FOUGHT US. THEY HAD CONFEDERATE FLAGS IN THE US CAPITOL. THEY STORMED THE SPEAKER'S OFFICE..THEY WERE TRYING TO ASSASSINATE THE VICE PRESIDENT, IN THE CAPITOL.” Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn to ABC
One of the best humans I know had some thoughts on watching U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman face down that mob of Trump-loving insurrectionists that was steps away from the floor of the Senate. Sharing here, with his permission.
The big tell is the WH flag is not at half staff in memory of Capitol Police Officer Sicknick.
This is Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick who died after he was attacked by rioters. He was 42
Eugene Goodman, the Capitol Police officer who led rioters away from the Senate chamber, will escort Kamala Harris at the inauguration as the new acting deputy House Sergeant at Arms, @NorahODonnell reports
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The hypocrisy of the Trump thuggery can be epitomized by a seditious rioter beating a police officer at the Capitol with an American flag. It was never about the flag, or “blue lives matter.” These were mere props in a movement fueled by power, injustice, and racism.