Video Clip: Full Opening Statement of Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)


January 6 Committee Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) provides his opening statement during the January 6 Committee hearing on the investigation of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. This is the first in a series of hearings - after months of closed-door investigation - detailing the committee findings on the Jan. 6th attack. **PLEASE NOTE THIS CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE FROM FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL BARR.**

13 minutes


  • 9/11 Commission
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Attorney General
  • Bill Barr
  • Capitol
  • Civil War
  • Congress
  • Constitution
  • Democracy
  • Democrat
  • Donald Trump
  • Election Day
  • Incumbent
  • January 6th Attacks
  • Oath
  • President
  • Republican
  • Rule Of Law

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