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We want to highlight some of the events we were at covering and taking pictures. To our knowledge, no other Iowa media outlet had in-person coverage of what happened in Washington D.C. on Jan. 6.
We can tell you the confrontations between police and protestors started before President Donald J. Trump finished his remarks at the Save America Rally, which was held at the Ellipse.
Unfortunately, it seems some of our photos and videos from our cell phone were deleted after the latest Apple update. We still have some photos and videos from that day, however:
Here is video of one of the entrances to the Capitol where police stood to the side, allowing Americans to enter:
More footage from Jan. 6 we are guessing the mainstream media hasn’t bothered to show:
Protestors advance on the Capitol:
A stream of people walking away after tear gas was deployed:
Words between cops and some of the protestors:
My comments on Jan. 6 before seeing ANYTHING from the media — only sharing what I observed that day (Facebook is not letting me embed the video into this story, so I have to link to it):