Did Video Show Capitol Police Waving in Rioters on Jan. 6?

Posted on AllSides July 8th, 2022
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A video shot from the east side of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, shows a police officer waving in Trump supporters, signaling them to disregard barricades.

Shortly after the deadly U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, social media users shared a number of striking videos. One of those videos purportedly showed a police officer waving in protesters to move past barricades as a way of encouraging them to get closer to the Capitol. He or she was giving supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump the...

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