McCarthy: I’ll Slowly Let Other Outlets Have Riot Tapes

Axios reports:

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Sunday that he will “slowly roll out” hours of surveillance footage from the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to “every individual news agency.”

“Let everyone see them to bring their own judgment,” McCarthy said on Fox News Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo. McCarthy came under fire from top congressional Democrats for giving Fox News’ Tucker Carlson exclusive access to 41,000 hours of Capitol footage from the Jan. 6 riot.

The California Republican previously defended his move to give Carlson access to the footage, telling the Washington Post: “It almost seems like the press is jealous.”

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