VIDEO: Daily Caller journalists said about what they personally saw and what really happened in the Capitol Building riot
Four reporters of Daily Caller news outlet were on the Capitol ground on the day when the hell broke loose and reported a firsthand account of what really happened during the unrest.
Reporters Lisa Bennatan, Vincent Shkreli, Jorge Ventura, and Richie McGinnis told in the video what they witnessed on Wednesday.
“I got to the Capitol pretty early on after [President Donald Trump’s] speech and watched the crowd really gather pretty quickly around the Capitol building,” Bennatan, a Daily Caller video journalist, said. “Police tried to disperse the crowd with tear gas, flashbangs and pepper spray. Ultimately, [they] were not able to.”
“It started becoming more hectic,” another video journalist for the Daily Caller, Shkreli, said. “Some of the supporters started smashing the windows and went inside [and] started pulling out furniture.”
About what was happening inside the Building, the report came from McGinniss, who entered inside together with the rioters.
“I followed a group that went into the Capitol Rotunda,” McGinniss said. “I followed them all the way to the House Doors.”
Venture said about what he saw when the protestors turned their anger against the journalists.
“They destroyed their camera equipment and came after them really aggressively,” Ventura said.