Breaking Now: The U.S.Capitol Police officer who shot and killed Ashli Babbitt as she attempted to go through a broken window and into the Speaker’s Lobby at the Capitol on January 6th will go public tomorrow evening in an interview on NBC Nightly News.
“NBC News’s Lester Holt will interview the Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, the network announced,” according to The Hill.
“The interview, set to air Thursday, will be the first time the officer publicly reveals his identity since the events of that day. It will also come days after Capitol Police formally exonerated the officer after an internal review found that the officer’s actions were justified… [emphasis added]
“Babbitt was shot as she tried to enter the Speaker’s Gallery just off the House floor. A group of people had slammed through a window in the gallery, which Babbitt was trying to climb through.”
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