Congressional Capitol Riot Hearing Opens With Emotional Accounts From Police

Officers recounted racial slurs, being beaten and fearing for their lives during Congressional testimony

Fanone banged on the table when he railed against GOP lawmakers who have since downplayed the riot, which left five dead. He pointed out that the lawmakers who have downplayed the breach were among those whom he and his colleagues were protecting that day.

“The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful!” he said. “Being an officer, you know your life is at risk whenever you walk out the door, but nothing — truly, nothing — has prepared me to address those elected members of our government who continue to deny the events of that day, and in doing so, betray their oath of office.”

Officer Daniel Hodges testified that rioters told him his mother was “a whore” and said he would die on his knees.

Watch Dunn above, via CNN.

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