Pelosi declared in video shot by daughter 'I take responsibility' for Jan. 6 security failures

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  • Source: Just The News
  • 06/10/2024

Moments after being whisked away from the U.S. Capitol after it was breached on Jan. 6, 2021, then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was captured on videotape declaring "I take responsibility" for failing to have a better security plan for the complex that fateful day, according to footage released Monday by House GOP investigators.

“We have responsibility, Terri," Pelosi is heard saying on the videotape to her chief of staff, Terri McCullough. "We did not have any accountability for what was going on there, and we should have. This is ridiculous.”

Pelosi also said: “You’re going to ask me – in the middle of the thing when they’ve already breached the inaugural stuff – ‘should we call the Capitol Police, I mean the National Guard?’ Why weren’t the National Guard there to begin with?” 

McCullough, replied as the speaker’s SUV raced through an underground parking garage: “They thought that they had sufficient ... resources."

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