Former President Donald Trump called for the release of detainees and political prisoners from the January 6th, 2021 riot at the Capitol after bombshell new videos offer a counter-narrative to several aspects of the so-called ‘insurrection.’

Trump offered praise to Tucker Carlson after the Fox News host released a series of previously unseen videos which counter several claims made by the media and Democrats since that fateful day.

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The videos show Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick appearing well and amply defended from physicality, despite claims he was murdered by the mob, as well as evidence that the ‘Qanon Shaman’ was readily escorted by police around the complex, seemingly contradicting assertions that his behavior warranted a multi-year prison sentence.

And there was much, much more.

Trump called the dramatic new evidence one of the ‘biggest scoops’ in American journalism.

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“The New Surveillance Footage of the January 6th Events sheds an entirely different light on what actually happened,” he wrote on his Truth Social media platform. “LET THEM GO FREE, NOW!”

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Trump Calls for Release of January 6th Prisoners

Trump also praised House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for showing “great courage” in releasing over 41,000 hours of Capitol surveillance footage from the January 6th riot so that Tucker Carlson could properly review and report on the actual findings.

“A whole new, and completely opposite, picture has now been indelibly painted,” he contends. “The Unselect Committee LIED, and should be prosecuted for their actions.”

In another posting on Truth Social, the former President reiterated his call for those charged for their relatively mundane actions that day to be released.

“Let the January 6 prisoners go,” he wrote in an all-caps screed. “They were convicted, or are awaiting trial, based on a giant lie, a radical left con job.

Trump added, “Thank you to Tucker Carlson and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy for what you both have done. New video footage is irrefutable!”

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Vows to Pardon J6 Prisoners

Donald Trump has long contended that, should he win re-election in 2024, he would issue pardons to many of the individuals charged and convicted for their actions during the January 6th riot.

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Not for actual thugs who sought violence that day but rather, for those whose mere presence led to prison time.

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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, who spoke to the former President and First Lady Melania Trump, said the couple was “just sick” over some of the January 6 defendants and the way they’ve been pursued since the Capitol riot.

This past December, Trump recorded a video message aimed specifically at the J6 defendants.

“People have been treated unconstitutionally, in my opinion, and very, very unfairly, and we’re going to get to the bottom of it,” said Trump, speaking before the group known as Patriot Freedom Project.

“It’s the weaponization of the Department of Justice, and we can’t let this happen in this country.”

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Squishy Republicans like Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have both strongly condemned Trump for siding with the January 6th protesters and promising pardons.

Will they still oppose such action now that we have definitive video proof that the prevailing narrative of that day was a lie?

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