DC attorney general discusses investigation into Capitol attack

Karl Racine’s shares how his office is assisting authorities to find perpetrators involved in the violent riot and if all of the people identified who broke the law will be brought to justice.
2:44 | 01/08/21

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In joining us right now for more on this investigation is Washington DC's. Attorney general Carl were seen mr. Steen think you so much for being with us this morning your office is working out with law enforcement to help identify and find these writers. So our only about eighty people have been arrested of the thousands that we saw there. How confident are you that you'll be able to realistically track down every one of these people who stormed and desecrated that building. What just as the Internet has been a place of each and hurling violence after tax the Internet and now. How can be utilized to identify the very people who violated the chapel the United States. I wanna know that more people died at the capitol the United States then Indian guys. I can tell you to just last night I got a call from a lawyer in town. We indicated he was representing your client who's in California. Who was at the capitol and now wants to turn herself either. These calls will continue. I'm asking anyone with information. About eating members of the mob. That sought to essentially. Overturn a democratic election. And violate the capital to call the office of attorney general the metropolitan police department. The United States attorney's office for the District of Columbia we willing. Worst law we certainly hope people see these images of these faces and call your office as soon as possible we are getting more detail about what happened after this tact not attacked Martha was managing in mentioning it. Some to assess us suspects in the building for ten minutes before authorities. Asked them to leave without arresting them people were allowed to linger on the capitol grounds for hours after they were high fighting each other -- zero repercussion. Why are people not arrested on this fox. Well I think the acting US attorney said it best I and he did not point fingers at the District of Columbia metropolitan police department. Default unfortunately lies with the Capitol Hill police. Even president crop now is critical of the capitol police. But I think the question is how far up does it go clearly the capital was ground central. In all of this mom's behavior. Donald Trump junior Rudy Giuliani. Even the president of the United States we're calling on theater supporters. And hate groups to go to the capital and he and Rudy Giuliani's words exercise combat justice. We're gonna investigate not only those monsters but also those who incited the violence. Mr. saying we thank you for your time this morning.

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