Former top Capitol security officials are facing a joint-Senate committee to testify about their handling of the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6 — when a mob of former President Trump supporters breached the government building.
Steven Sund, the former chief of the Capitol Police, Paul Irving, the former sergeant-at-arms of the House, and Michael Stenger, the former sergeant-at-arms of the Senate will testify.
Steven Sund is the former chief of the Capitol Police.Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call
The three stepped down immediately after the attack on the Capitol, which occurred as lawmakers were voting to certify the Electoral College vote for President Biden.
Five people died in the mayhem, including a Capitol Police officer.
A man calls on people to raid the building as Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they try to storm the US Capitol.JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images
Robert Contee, the acting chief of police for the Metropolitan Police Department, whose officers responded to the