“If I came here with my arms wrapped around my head with a sling or bandage, would that give me more credibility?” Dan asked CNN.
A black Capitol police officer who testified Tuesday before the House Selection Committee investigating the deadly January 6 riots at Capitol Hill responded to right-wing critics questioning his integrity.
US Capitol Senior Soldier Harry Dan Appeared in Don Lemon Tonight On Wednesday, he told CNN Anchor: attack. Attacks on our credibility, that we are lying, that we don’t love our country, and that we are fake cops, we are not real cops. “
The character of a 13-year veteran officer was attacked by Fox News experts. Tucker CarlsonCalled him an “angry left-wing political activist.”
“But it turns out that Dan has little in common with your average cop. Dan is an angry left-wing political activist, and his social media feed is full of praise, not coincidence. Nancy Pelosi“In reference to Dan’s Twitter post, Carlson said:His tweet was posted in July 2019, the day after the former president Donald Trump A Democratic Minnesota councilor who was verbally attacked. Ilhan Omar At a North Carolina rally, he devoted his supporters to the chant “Send her back!”.
Dan, who was verbally attacked but did not suffer serious physical assault during the riot, asked if it would make him more credible. Dealing with comments like Carlson is “more than frustrating,” he said.
“Would it give me more trust if I came here with my arms wrapped around my head with a sling or bandage?” Dan wondered aloud to the Lemon audience.
“Sorry, you can’t stick plasters on your emotions, brain, psychology, or thinking,” he added. “You can’t put on a band-aid. All I got was my words.”
Dan joins US Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell, And DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone When Daniel Hodges By witnessing in front of the bipartisan committee on Tuesday. The four suffered physical and mental injuries after thousands of Trump supporters attacked dozens of authorities to break into the Capitol and suspend certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Was announced.
“More than six months later, January 6th isn’t over yet,” Dan told the House Panel. “I know that many other police officers continue to hurt both physically and mentally.” He testified that he was called n-word many times that day. “No one called me while I was wearing the parliamentary police officer’s uniform,” he testified.
Lemon asked the guest if he believed that the House Select Commission would come up with the answer he was looking for for the day. Dan replied: “Call me crazy, but I believe the government is successful in the long run … even if I don’t agree with the results.”
He said a detailed investigation of “not only on the left, but also on the right” is needed.
Hundreds of people were arrested for participating in the Capitol riots on January 6. Brian Sicknick, Its mothers Dan and Fanone attended for a personal meeting with lawmakers.
“Everyone who has anything to do with the failure on January 6th,” Dan said CNN viewers “need to be held accountable.”
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