New video shows US Capitol rioters rifling through Senators’ desks and papers | ITV News

Newly released video from inside Congress as it was stormed by rioters shows a splinter group of the mob entering the Senate chamber itself and rifling through politicians’ desks and papers.

With no senators or security left inside as the building was evacuated, pro-Trump supporters had free-reign of the chamber.

It is not known if they were looking for specific information, but at the same time as
talking in conspiratorial language they also appeared disorganised and even clueless, with one rioter asking: “Is this the Senate?”

An ITV News teams was amongst the first to follow protesters into the building, but the footage was obtained by The New Yorker.

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