The news is out: [Two U.S. Capitol Police Officers have been suspended for their actions during the deadly insurrection by supporters of President Donald Trump last week, according to a Democratic lawmaker who oversees the law enforcement agency’s congressional funding.
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) told reporters on a video call Monday afternoon that an officer seen posing for a selfie with a rioter after they stormed the building and another who donned a red Trump hat while directing the rioters in the sprawling, multi-level complex have since been suspended.
A third individual was arrested, Ryan said, but he was unsure whether that person was a Capitol Police officer or a member of the D.C. National Guard. A spokesperson for the Capitol Police did not immediately respond to Newsweek’s request for comment.
Another 10 to 15 officers are also under investigation, according to Ryan. He did not have specific details about their alleged behavior.
In addition to the actions taken by the officers on suspension, videos show officers moving outside barricades and physically stepping aside within the halls of Congress to allow throngs of rioters to rush past.]
There were many terrorists who violated their oath to defend and protect the CONSTITUTION.