Key figures responsible for Capitol Hill security on Jan. 6 will answer questions under oath Tuesday about how the facility was breached during the electoral vote count.
Tuesday's hearing is the first of a series of hearings the committees will conduct as a part of their investigation into the attack on the Capitol.
02:23Tuesday's hearing is the first of a series of hearings the committees will conduct as part of their investigation into the attack. More hearings are expected later, including a hearing with the acting heads of the entities that they will be talking to Tuesday, as well as a hearing at which they will bring in representatives from the federal agencies responsible for the intelligence-gathering and response.
The Homeland Security Committee has been conducting interviews as part of its investigation to inform members' questions. It has conducted closed-door interviews with Sund, as well a Pittman, said a senator on the committee.Committee Chairman Gary Peters, D-Mich., previewed some of the expected lines of inquiry:"Questions about intelligence, what did they know, what did they expect? Why were they not fully prepared to deal with what was a very large violent attack on the Capitol? Questions related to the National Guard. I mean, there's a long list of questions that we're going to be going through," he said.
Sund has said he wasn't warned about the possibility that demonstrators would try to take control of the building. Read more: NBC News »
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We all knew the traitors had something going on. Never knew trumpsters were so stupid as to storm the Capitol. Der Trumpf was the main reason they did. There's an old spaghetti western whose title indicates how I feel about what should happen. Maybe the US Terrorist government also needs to 'answer some questions' from the ICC for US Gov & US MIC's blatant INDIFFERENCE to the MILLIONS of innocent people being killed FOR PROFIT!
As an ordinary citizen I knew January 6th was going to be an issue as it pertained to the rally. I just knew in my heart something sinister was being planned. The Capitol should have had the heaviest security detail allowed. The Founding Fathers said that all men were created equal, what happened to that statement? Because in this situation Trump’s supporters got burned by listening to him and will be punished for their Stupidity and he will not be punished.
Morning_Joe I want to know what happened to the cop who was pacing with hands in pockets above the terrorists were climbing the wall. Suspension WITH pay is unacceptable. Just saying We must never forget. But the main mastermind and instigator is living large in Florida. Help for ALS. Get FDA approval of NUROWN now
And what are the consequences for lying to Congress?