2022-06-10 12:13:42

"From Protesters … to Insurrectionists": Jan. 6 Witness Describes Proud Boys' Violence

The white supremacist Proud Boys group and the far-right, anti-government Oath Keepers militia played an instrumental role in planning for a violent insurrection on the Capitol, according to the January 6 House committee, which aired new testimony from witnesses and the groups' leaders in its first public hearing Thursday night. British filmmaker Nick Quested was embedded with the Proud Boys and shared his footage with the committee. As the first of two live witnesses, he said he was "confused" when "a couple of hundred of Proud Boys were marching toward the Capitol." #democracynow

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. 

On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

Missed an episode?  Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

Capitol insurrectipn Democracy Now! Nick Quested Oath Keepers Proud Boys

Politics

The David Pakman Show

Trump Desperate to Be on Joe Rogan's Podcast, Rogan Said No

Trump Desperate to Be on Joe Rogan's Podcast, Rogan Said No

The David Pakman Show

Bans on Doors, Rooftops and Ladders to Stop Mass Shootings

Bans on Doors, Rooftops and Ladders to Stop Mass Shootings

The David Pakman Show

Does Anybody Believe Joe Biden is Running for Re-Election?

Does Anybody Believe Joe Biden is Running for Re-Election?

The Thom Hartmann Program

America's Gun Crisis Strikes 4th of July

America's Gun Crisis Strikes 4th of July

Related

Democracy Now!

Top U.S. & World Headlines — July 7, 2022

Top U.S. & World Headlines — July 7, 2022

Democracy Now!

Judicial Coup? SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case May Let GOP State Legislatures Control Federal Elections

Judicial Coup? SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case May Let GOP State Legislatures Control Federal Elections

Democracy Now!

Highland Park Suspect Was in Online Communities Where People Are "Programming Themselves to Kill"

Highland Park Suspect Was in Online Communities Where People Are "Programming Themselves to Kill"

Democracy Now!

"Nation Under Siege": Nina Turner on Highland Park Shooting & Stopping U.S. Gun Violence

"Nation Under Siege": Nina Turner on Highland Park Shooting & Stopping U.S. Gun Violence

Proud Partners