Capitol violence: the panel released a video just a day before the violence occurred



The House Committee is investigating Capitol Hill violence; they have now released a video of a tour led by a Republican lawmaker the day before the attack, showing participants taking photos of stairwells and tunnels in the Capitol complex.

The panel has released the video as it renewed calls for the GOP lawmaker, Georgia Rep. Barry Loudermilk, to speak about this tour to the committee. But Loudermilk has categorically denied any "wrongdoing". He has also denied giving an interview.



While the chief of U.S. Capitol Police has said in a letter to Republicans this week that after reviewing the surveillance video, "we do not consider any of the activities we observed as suspicious."



After all this, the committee has said it still has many unanswered questions. Apart from the surveillance footage, the panel has another footage, which includes a video of an unidentified man walking towards the Capitol on the day the violence occurred. He appears to hold a flagpole with a sharpened end, and then he says that this sharpened end is for "a certain person." Later the same man approached the Capitol, and he was taking video. He made threats toward Democrats, which included leaders like the speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez.

Will this video bring a new dimension to the ongoing investigation?



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