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Mikie Sherrill claims Congress members gave 'reconnaissance' tours day before Capitol raid


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Mikie Sherrill says that some members of Congress led groups of people through the Capitol Building on a "reconnaissance" tour one day before the riot that laid a deadly siege on the government's legislative branch.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/politics/2021/01/12/mikie-sherrill-pro-trump-rioters-got-tour-congress-members/6648386002/

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"For all of those who refuse to participate in this democracy, refuse to see power turned over peacefully, who refuse to heed the will of the people," Sherrill said, "we are now on different sides of this line."

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Rep. Sherrill describes how her military training taught her to "look for things that were out of place, look for things that were odd, and look at them with an eye toward security," and how that led her to raise questions about visitors to the Capitol the day before the attack.

 

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US Capitol Police confirm to @jparkABC that they are investigating the tours of the Capitol conducted by some House members on January 5 after dozens of lawmakers expressed suspicions that they may have been "reconnaissance" tours.

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Rep. Steve Cohen confirms that Rep. Lauren Boebert gave a large tour prior to the attack on the Capitol.
 
 
 
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