New Riot Video Shows Officer Goodman Point Romney to Safety

The response under fire of Eugene Goodman and other officers during the Jan. 6 attack was central to the arguments made by impeachment managers.

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U.S. Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman watches never-before-seen security footage of rioters storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, during the second day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 in the Capitol in Washington. Goodman, who has been lauded as a hero, warned Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, the rioters were headed his way. Goodman also directed the mob away from the Senate door and the Chamber, and toward other officers. (Brandon Bell/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
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During the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Democrats revealed new footage of a U.S. Capitol Police officer hailed for his heroism during the Jan. 6 insurrection, this time directing Sen. Mitt Romney to turn around and head in the opposite direction of rioters storming the building. The response under fire of Eugene Goodman and other officers during the Jan. 6 attack was central to the arguments made by impeachment managers seeking…

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