When U.S. Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd went on “NBC Nightly News” to tell his side of shooting and killing unarmed Jan. 6 rioter Ashli Babbitt, he made a point to note he’d been investigated by several agencies and exonerated for his actions that day.
Yesterday, I was listening to a classical-music station when NPR came on with the news. Addressing the controversy surrounding former President Trump’s efforts to keep secret his records relating to the January 6 protests at the Capitol, the NPR reporter referred to the “deadly attack” on the Capitol.
While the federal government and the Democratic Party are continuing to target Donald Trump's supporters and allies over the 6 January protests, cracks have started to appear in their "insurrection" narrative.
Former President Donald Trump once again advocated for deceased Jan. 6 rioter Ashli Babbitt on Sunday, calling for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reopen its investigation into her death in a video recorded for what would have been her 36th birthday.