Prepare the Popcorn: McCarthy Made Another J6 Announcement That Will Drive Dems Mad

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House Speaker McCarthy has ticked off the Democrats royally by giving access to some of the more than 40,000 hours of security video from the Capitol on Jan. 6. to Tucker Carlson.


McCarthy is about to make them even madder now. He said that he intended to release all the video to the public as soon as they finish reviewing the footage to address any security concerns. As we reported, while they vetted what Tucker Carlson used, McCarthy said that the Jan. 6 Committee never vetted anything with the Capitol Police for security concerns.

From Townhall:

“We just want to make sure we go through them all, and it takes time,” McCarthy said. “The first thing that Tucker said too, he didn’t want to show any exits to cause any problems. We asked the Capitol Police, ‘Were there any concerns?’ They came back with one, and we mitigated that, but it was interesting, that one that they had a problem with, Eric Swalwell had had up on the internet for the last two years showing that part.”

Fascinating. Isn’t he one of the people who has been yelling the most about how Carlson’s coverage was a security concern? Yet McCarthy is saying that not only wasn’t the Committee truly concerned about that but Swalwell was the one who put that potential issue out there for the past two years. Looks like Swalwell is raising security problems yet again.

But that wasn’t all. McCarthy pointed out how there were many more hours than the Committee had said of the video, and that there were more security issues that the Committee and Democrats had exposed.


“Well this is all about transparency,” McCarthy said, explaining his decision to release the tapes. “I think it’s better for transparency that anyone can make their own decision up, and as we walk through these, these are many more hours of tapes than the January 6 committee told us. It’s not 14,000. It’s 42,000 hours. We want to make sure for security purposes our certain exits aren’t shown and others. But you know the most interesting thing, when I had the team talk to the Capitol Police about making sure they had no problems with the exit and so on, they said January 6 never asked them that. They showed the exit of the vice president. They showed the exit from my office. They literally had then-Speaker Pelosi’s daughter showing the secure location that they take the leadership. That’s not supposed to be known to anybody, and CNN reported it, and I don’t remember the press ever getting upset with that. So what we want to do is make sure we have this out that everybody can see it.”

This just shows how truly shameless the Democrats are.


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