Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is asking for video proof of the assault that left Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick useless after the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol.
“I want to know precisely what happened to cause the death of Officer Brian Sicknick,” Gaetz informed Fox News’ “Hannity.” “I mean, the Capitol complex has more surveillance than a casino, and you’re telling me we don’t have any video evidence of what exactly happened to cause that murder? I want to know.”
Sicknick is one among 5 individuals who died as a direct results of the riot, together with 5 civilians. According to a Capitol Police information launch Jan. 7, Sicknick was injured “while physically engaging with protesters.”
He was capable of return to his division workplace and was transported to a hospital. He died of his accidents the following day, in response to the discharge.
But, as Newsweek reported Tuesday, it’s nonetheless unknown publicly how Sicknick died or who’s accountable for his demise. The New York Times initially reported he may need died from blunt-force trauma to the top, however the Times later up to date its reporting to say particulars of the officer’s demise have been nonetheless in query.
The solely public proof has been pictures and movies posted on social media by these in attendance. The FBI has sought the general public’s assist in figuring out folks based mostly on these pictures.
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