Dems Open Trial With Gripping Video Of Capitol Riot

Politico reports:

House Democrats opened their case Tuesday to convict Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection with a montage of harrowing scenes of violence wrought by the former president’s supporters during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

Though the footage has been well-worn since that day, the House’s prosecutors spliced together the most violent and chaotic images, intertwining them with Trump’s own remarks encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol.

The shocking footage — which included the shooting death of rioter Ashli Babbitt and the assault of numerous police officers — forced senators to relive the moments when many of them fled the violence, fearing for their own safety.

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