On Wednesday, February 10 the House's impeachment managers revealed previously unseen security footage of the January 6 insurrection.
One particularly shocking clip played for the Senate showed House staffers rushing into a side chamber and barricading the door just minutes before insurrectionists arrived and attempted to break through the entranceway.
NEWS: The *new* evidence being shown by Democratic House Impeachment Managers today is previously unseen security c… https://t.co/8IJhLxEMMp— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche Alcindor) 1612968453.0
Security footage that shows just how close insurrectionists came to finding staff https://t.co/ENTs5CphtI— Acyn (@Acyn) 1612993868.0
The footage, which shows just how close the rioters came to finding House staffers, demonstrated the very real danger the Capitol's workers were in.
@Acyn I can’t believe this happened here. I just can’t.— Mama_C2 🇺🇸 (@Mama_C2 🇺🇸) 1612994487.0
@Acyn Watching this is heartbreaking, but EVERYONE should see this.— New Vaxx, Who Dis? (@New Vaxx, Who Dis?) 1612993995.0
@Acyn Can’t wait to hear today’s defense— George St. Geegland, CFA® (@George St. Geegland, CFA®) 1612993915.0
Many people online denounced the Republicans who helped incite this violence and are now preparing to vote for President Trump's acquittal.
@Acyn How can so many Republicans watch this and not think Trump caused this...— Roberta 🌴🏄🏽♀️ (@Roberta 🌴🏄🏽♀️) 1612994249.0
@Acyn @RyanDonohue23 Why is this what confronted BLM yet when the trumpers came they were ALLOWED nay TOUR GUIDED t… https://t.co/e8GAQ6MAKP— Never Duopoly Dave (@Never Duopoly Dave) 1612994405.0
This is the trial and the evidence the Republicans truly feared.— Dan Rather (@Dan Rather) 1612996255.0
The video showed one Trump supporter bashing through the staffer's barricaded door and only turning away once he realized there was a second door beyond it.
@Acyn If that’s not terrorism, I don’t know what is.— Elizabeth Kim (Liz, Lizzy or 김혜성) 💫 (@Elizabeth Kim (Liz, Lizzy or 김혜성) 💫) 1612993923.0
@nytimes So much additional information was brought to light by the House Managers, today. It was shocking to watch… https://t.co/9qN3xDpj7S— nonniehugs (@nonniehugs) 1613013184.0
Many observing the impeachment proceedings have reported Republican Senators like Josh Hawley have made no attempt to pay full attention to the evidence being presented.
@nytimes They were shown, but many didn't watch.— c king (@c king) 1613015490.0
@nytimes Many Republicans wouldn't even look at it. Cruz, Rubio and Hawley want to do it again.— Asimpleislandman (@Asimpleislandman) 1613016152.0
No matter your political preferences, this footage should come as a shock.
@nytimes Unreal. Any person from any party anywhere should recognize the video evidence here as disturbing and damning— Celeste Peterson (@Celeste Peterson) 1613014664.0
Former President Trump's impeachment trial will continue in the Senate, with many expecting the President to be acquitted by Congress's Republican members despite the evidence presented against him.