Newly Released Footage Shows Unedited Version Of Hawley Leaving Capitol

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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New footage from the Jan. 6 riot shows Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley evacuating the Capitol building behind colleagues, undercutting selectively edited video shown at the Jan. 6 committee hearing.

Footage shown during the Jan. 6 hearing appeared to show a lone Hawley fleeing the capitol. Fuller video aired by Daily Caller co-founder and Fox News host Tucker Carlson shows Hawley leaving behind a group of colleagues.

The footage showing Hawley running out of the Capitol building was also aired during the Jan. 6 committee hearings. When it was aired during the hearing by Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, audience members were heard erupting in laughter. Luria only showed the portion of the clip with Hawley running alone, noting Hawley was seen earlier in the day raising a fist to those gathered outside the capitol security gates prior to the riot. (RELATED: ‘Indefensible’: Sen. Hawley Presses FBI Director Christopher Wray On Fleeing Hearing About Hunter Biden)

Hawley’s communication director, Abigail Marone, reacted to the footage, tweeting, “reminder that the ‘producers’ who the clownshow Jan 6 committee hired knew what they were doing when they lied to the American people. They had all the footage and chose to take it out of context to go after their political opponents like Josh Hawley. And they bragged about it.”

“The American people should’ve had the full context all along,” she added. “Instead we got a Democrat political ad funded by our taxpayer dollars.”