Caroline Edwards, Capitol Police Officer, mocked as ‘Nancy Pelosi’s dog’ during the January 6 riots

Capitol Police Officer Caroline Edwards said she was mocked and insulted by the pro-Trump mob attacking the United States Capitol.

Mrs. Edwards testified about her experience on duty during the riots for the House Jan. 6 primetime TV hearing. committee Thursday,

She remembered being called a series of disdainful names.

“I was called Nancy Pelosi’s dog, called incompetent, hero and villain,” said Ms. Edwards. “I was called a traitor to my country, my oath and my constitution.”

Ms. Edwards added in her emotional testimony that she was a “proud American” protecting the nation.

Ms. Edwards was one of the first police officers to be injured in the riot. She burst her head on the steps of the Capitol after being knocked to the ground by rioters pushing the police barricades.

Ms Edwards testified along with British documentary filmmaker Nick Quested, who was embedded with the Proud Boys on the day of the riots.

The hearing marks the first of several by the committee on January 6 this month.

Committee members have promised that the hearings will reveal the “mountain of evidence” that the riot was a coordinated plot set in motion by then-President Donald Trump.

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