How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol

They came from all 50 states out of some sense of patriotic duty to protest an election they believed was stolen. Their day of action was January 6th, 2021, a day when Congress would count electoral ballots and ratify the 2020 results. For some, it was just a rally for their president, but for others that attended it was a call to arms.

In the weeks leading up to the rally, there were over a million mentions of storming the Capital on social media. Maps were shared of the building’s layout, there was talk of bringing weapons and ammunition and discussion over which lawmakers should be targeted first. This anger was all based on a lie.

A lie that had grown more frenzied after the election. A lie spread by the president and his closest allies, some of whom stoked calls for violence. What happened next was pure chaos, insurrection, and death. Then there began a campaign to whitewash history, starting at the top and quickly spreading throughout the Republican party.

In this six-month investigation by The New York Times, we are shown how the events of January 6th, 2021, unfolded via synchronized and mapped videos and police audio of the U.S. Capitol riot.

Directed by: Haley WIllis

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  1. How can this be a documentary site when it’s full of half-chubbed republican drivel? Trump supporters DIDN’T take the capitol, they tried and failed. People lost there lives defending it. I’m sure their family’s love that their sacrifice is being swept under the rug. Documentaries, simply put, document something that has happened or is happening…facts it’s facts, this isn’t anything more than a theoretical love letter to Trump and the right. This is the sorta propaganda that shouldn’t be happening in America…what happens when/if the idiots take over? They get it and do what with it? Turn America into the genocidal maniac it’s been hiding deep within the wool they pulled over our eyes? Wake the fuck up people…you’re destroying this country.

    What we don’t learn from history, we are destined to repeat!

    Research all great empires in history…they all fell to civil unrest brought about by division, usually two factions that formed within the governments and fought for control…but that’s DEFINITELY not happing here…smmfh!

  2. So much for you if you think this was anything other than a stage managed event. Goes right along with all the others.

  3. The GQP and its insane supporters are the greatest threat to American democracy of all time. To think they attempted to subvert democracy in the name of that authoritarian conman!

  4. u are nuts this film is far left bs

  5. What a disgrace ! When I say disgrace I’m not talking about the protestors who showed up on the 6th to have their voices heard & I’m not talking about the thousand or so idiots who broke into the capitol and made the other 900,000 or so people in attendance look like they were all raging lunatics I’m talking about the media who compared this to Pearl Harbor and 911 I’m talking about the producers of this documentary who cherry picked all the worst parts of every video and put this propaganda hit piece together.

    There’s plenty of video out there of trump supporters stopping people from damaging things plenty of video where they are saying don’t break things we’re not Antifa plenty of video of people walking in file staying between the velvet ropes as if on a tour plenty of video of President Trump saying go to the capitol and peacefully protest and not to disrespect our wonderful capitol police also plenty video of known BLM and Antifa provocateurs inciting the crowd and changing into Trump support gear also plenty of video of Alex Jones trying to calm the crowd down and move them away from the rear stairs working with the capitol police. I wonder why none of that footage made it into your fake news hit piece.

    How can you honestly call this an insurrection ? Where were the guns ? Where was the list of demands the hostages where were the new leaders who were going to take control after the present government was over thrown ? This wasn’t an insurrection it was just a bunch of pissed off Americas who this government is supposed to represent and clearly are not doing their job because if they were regardless of what you think about the election if you think it was the most secure election ever or you think the fix was in the fact that half of the country thinks something isn’t right about it makes it the governments job their duty to represent and serve the people by having a bipartisan open fair investigation into it……period !!

    There was around 800,000 people there on Jan 6th and if just 1% of then people there were violent armed insurrectionist lets say like the BLM and Antifa who were never charged with a crime” even though the mostly peaceful protesters ” took over city blocks attacked a federal court house burned a police station looted businesses and murdered people and police officers if the Jan 6th crowd was like that nobody would of got out of there alive.

    It seems to me our government is looking at Jan 6th totally wrong because what happened wasn’t an insurrection I think it was a warning shot across the bow and what they’re doing right now is overplaying their hand.

  6. Must of the comments here are just as laughable and deluded and as the documentary and its maker – unless of course they’re simply more paid shills.
    I was hoping this documentary site was going to be a place of truth, the kind that is being encroachingly censored elsewhere, but, naw… More of the same continuum of applications of the Great Deception.
    The Truth being:
    9/11, just like the World Wars, JFK, Gulf of Tonkin, Covid, Vaccines, and many more incidents, were just installments in the continuing Globalist Agenda of the New World Order being implemented by Satanists – many believing themselves to be Luciferians and only those at the top hierarchy privy to the FULL knowledge of which god it is they actually serve… On their face, being Freemasons and many of those ignorant to the more esoteric and most wicked and deadly plans they are enacting…
    If ANY of them knew the FULL Truth –
    That is, that they will each ultimately have their place in the eternal Lake of FIRE right along with their Satanic Masters, They would every one run SCREAMING to the eternal Living God Almighty and throw themselves at the feet of Jesus Christ begging forgiveness.
    As it is, they will serve their beastly evil masters until they are quite surely destroyed in every way possible, and have fully assisted those inhuman demonic entities in the utter destruction of nearly ALL humankind.
    But they have been thoroughly deceived, as surely as if their embraced lies were borne of their own DNA, and without the prayers of the Saints paving the way for Divine Intervention, NONE of them world be saved from their SURE destruction.
    Exactly like those commenting here – so completely STEEPED in the lies that you’ve made it IMPOSSIBLE for Truth to permeate the granite of your hopeless density.
    We’ve warned you.
    You can SURELY see where Biden and Co are taking this country and world – yet you remain BLIND and FURTHERMORE, CONTINUE absurdly to revive reasons for somehow referencing TRUMP as culprit to the current madness.
    We’ve warned you.
    We’ve shared data, info, documentaries, documents, testimonies. We’ve seen and shared the live video pricing that antifa and the FBI organized J6 in order to USE it to persecute Patriots and Conservatives.
    Why did they do so?
    Because this is ALL heading towards ONE outcome:
    They intend massive depopulation, of at least two thirds of the world population, and they intend for Americans to just SUBMIT to EXTERMINATION be any means necessary – to be replaced by cheaper illegals for labor, those who are USED to tyranny and won’t fight back when Fascism is in full force. They will GLADLY accept control and Govt tyranny.
    Those of you who laugh? YOU’RE on the list TOO, you clueless pathetics.
    They ESPECIALLY intend the extermination of CHRISTIANS – those have been the target ask along.
    Just like they’re REFUSING the KILL SHOT.
    Covid and the shot BOTH are bioweapons – but as immersed as all you deceived ones are, i will be STUNNED if you actually take a step back and evaluate TRUTH for WHAT IT IS.
    May God have mercy on your souls.

  7. Spoiler alert! it was actually setup by government agents and Antifa … Time will prove this comment right. just wait.

    • Exactly. People are so gullible when it comes to listening and believing anything. Ask the FBI and Antifa who the real culprits were. Nothing to do with President Trump at all. Geez. Seriously. 🙄🙄

    • That statement cannot be correct…
      ANTIFA(cists) are against Fascism, which is the way Donald Trump was setting up his reign.

      The anti-fascists have been fighting Fascism since the 1930’s…
      They’re against fascism; therefore against Trump and his Trumpanzees (whom are either of the Fascist pursuasion or are just blind to the reality of Donald Trump’s practices.
      The man is an utter failure. Shame on those who support him.

      • Shame on anyone who supports what’s going on with the current administration because what’s going on is shameful .

  8. The media, along with the liberals, blew this completely out of proportion. Was it bad? yes. Was it worse than what we see on a daily basis from a certain minority in this country? Of course not.
    “It’s an attack on our democracy” lol. that doesn’t even make sense…unless you are an uneducated fool a.k.a democrati/loberal/leftist scum.

    • “It’s an attack on our democracy” lol. that doesn’t even make sense”

      They were trying to stop the counting of the votes by Congress inside the Capitol. That’s as clear of an attack on our democracy as you can get.

  9. They are traitors and should have been shot on the spot. All that for a low life like Trump.

  10. one word sums up those rioters traitors!…. and Trump who incited that riot should be behind bars alongside his children who help instigate that insurrection… i can only say now lets hope sanity has returned to the USA with Trump gone but that’s hoping against hope given 74,000,000 Americans voted for him and still believe the election was stolen… so thankful its not my country!

  11. Disgusting white americans.
    They are the greatest threats to democracy.

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