by Hannah Nightingale at The Post Millennial
In an interview released by Breitbart on Thursday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said that he intends to make the nearly 50,000 hours of Capitol riot footage gathered by security cameras on January 6 available to the public.
Addressing why he chose to release the tapes to Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, McCarthy said, “This is all about transparency, and it won’t just be to Tucker.”
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told Breitbart News on Wednesday that he intends to fully release to the public the tens of thousands of hours of U.S. Capitol surveillance footage from January 6, 2021. pic.twitter.com/2hCDyaRebc
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) March 9, 2023
“Like any news organization, different people get exclusives. We watched during the January 6, CNN would have exclusives all the time and nobody can play — CNN actually got to be in the center of the Statuary Hall for a whole hour for their show,” he said. “You’ve watched that January 6 would release only certain tapes.”
“I think it’s better for transparency that anyone can make their own decisions, and as we walk through these are many more hours of tapes than the January 6 committee told us. It’s not 14,000, it’s 42,000 hours.”
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