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January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Sergeant US Capitol Police’s Aquilino Gonel wiped his tears on Tuesday as he testified before members of the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. Pool photo by Jim Lou Scalzo/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Rep. Ann McLain Custer (c), D.H., joined with Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, reacts, speaking with Gonel after the hearing. Pool photo by Oliver Contreras/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

About 140 police officers were injured and five died when they were crushed by supporters of former President Donald Trump aimed at overthrowing the 2020 presidential election. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

The committee’s first hearing took place on Tuesday. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Capital Police Pvt. Harry Dunn (R) testifies while the other officers listen. Pool photo by Chip Somodevilla/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Metropolitan Police Officer Daniel Hodges hears the testimony. Pool photo by Brendan Smailowski/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Reps Liz Cheney, R-Vy., (L) and Rep. Listen as Adam Kissinger, R-Ill., rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., speaks during a hearing of the House Select Committee. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., questions witnesses during the hearing. Pool photo by Chip Somodevilla/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Kizinger reacts during the officer’s testimony. Pool photo by Jim Lou Scalzo/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Representative Jamie Ruskin, D-MD, listens during the hearing. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanon testified, “As a violent mob attacked me, they broke my badge, snatched my radio and confiscated ammunition that was safe in my body. They gave me their fists.” Started hitting with and felt like hard metal objects.” Pool photo by Oliver Contreras/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Dunn listens to the testimony of other officers. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Hodges (L) and Dunn testify before the committee. Five people died. Pool photo by Chip Somodevilla/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Dunn listens with his head in his hand while Hodges testifies. Pool photo by Brendan Smailowski/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, questions witnesses during the hearing. Pool photo by Andrew Harnicky/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Committee chair Representative Benny Thompson, D-Miss., speaks during the hearing. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

From left to right, Cheney greets Gonel as Kinzinger hugs Fanon before his testimony. Pool photo by Oliver Contreras/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

From left to right, Gonell, Fanon, Hodges and Dunn swore to testify. Pool photo by Andrew Harnick/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

Fanon (R) touches Gonel as he sits down to testify. Pool photo by Brendan Smailowski/NWN | license photo

January 6 Committee votes to hold Trump aide Bannon in contempt

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