Tomorrow I’ll be testifying before congress, and while I don’t think I’m nervous, I am definitely anxious. It will be televised so please tune in and support if you are able to.
Additionally I am soliciting your good vibes!!! Thanks in advance pic.twitter.com/D89uxfgmk6
— Harry A Dunn (@libradunn) July 26, 2021
Due to start at 9:30am EDT, per CBS: (warning — graphic descriptions of the officers’ injuries)
The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot will hold its first hearing Tuesday, with testimony from law enforcement officers who defended the building that day.
Officers were severely outnumbered, and CBS News has reported that, in total, more than 150 officers were injured during the attack.
The impact persists: Months after the attack, at least 17 police officers remained out of work with injuries sustained on January 6, and some have described ongoing psychological trauma. Two officers died after the assault.
The committee has called four officers to testify Tuesday, all of whom have been vocal about the violence they experienced. The committee said they would deliver testimony in their personal capacities, not representing their departments…
Capitol Police Private First Class Harry Dunn, who is also scheduled to testify Tuesday, said he was assaulted and called slurs during the mob attack, which occurred after President Donald Trump’s “Stop the Steal” rally.
Dunn joined Fanone at the meeting with McCarthy last month. He said, “We did ask for some commitments to take the special Select Committee seriously. I think we all want the same thing, ultimately, but how we go about getting it, I guess is where the hiccup is.”…