Democrat Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) claimed, in a short video interview posted on Facebook, that some of her Republican Congressional colleagues led people through the United States Capitol last Tuesday on what appeared to be a “reconnaissance” mission ahead of Wednesday’s attack.
Sherill posted the interview, she said, to explain why she and other Democratic lawmakers would be voting for impeachment. She added, though, that they would also be calling for an investigation into select Republican colleagues, though she did not specify whether the investigation would be within Congress or as part of law enforcement’s ongoing efforts to identify those who planned and executed the Capitol riots.
“I also intend to see that those members of Congress who abetted him, those members of Congress who had groups coming through the Capitol that I saw on Jan. 5 for reconnaissance for the next day. Those members of Congress who incited the violent crowd. Those members of Congress that attempted to