On the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Queens/Long Island Congressman Tom Suozzi released never-before-seen videos of the insurrection.
It was one of the most startling cases of domestic terrorism in American history. Images of angry Trump supporters, white supremacists and militia members who made up the mob, scaling and invading the Capitol, are ingrained in the psyche of those who witnessed the attack on television. For political figures who were inside the Capitol that day, the experience was far more harrowing.
Suozzi was in the House Gallery when the mob arrived, and in dramatic video footage released by his office on Thursday, he can be seen being escorted through the building by Capitol police when gunshots erupted. In a statement, Suozzi recalled the incident.