Speak­er John­son Announces Pub­lic Release Of Jan­u­ary 6 Footage

Speaker Johnson Announces Public Release Of January 6 Footage

The GOP-led House began on Fri­day to release tens of thou­sands of hours of video footage from Jan­u­ary 6, 2021 — the day of the U.S. Capi­tol breach — to the pub­lic.
Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA), who is less than a month into the job, announced the rolling dis­clo­sure of more than 40,000 hours of footage to a web­site. His office said the footage will not include a small por­tion of video that may con­tain sen­si­tive secu­ri­ty infor­ma­tion or infor­ma­tion that could lead to retal­i­a­tion against pri­vate cit­i­zens.
“To restore America’s trust and faith in their Gov­ern­ment we must have trans­paren­cy. This is anoth­er step towards keep­ing the promis­es I made when I was elect­ed to be your Speak­er,” John­son said in a post to X that shared a link to a House Admin­is­tra­tion Com­mit­tee.
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