IMPORTANT: this is exact moment the siege of the Capitol building began as the two men in front ripped down a preliminary barrier & rushed officers who were behind a 2nd barrier— ELIJAH SCHAFFER 🇺🇸🇦🇺 (@ElijahSchaffer) January 6, 2021
They then encouraged others to follow their lead. Officers appeared to be taken completely off guard pic.twitter.com/LE0a01PXBi
Above, around 1:05, members of the "mob" can be seen helping up a redheaded lady cop who has fallen down.
It turns out that when you have only four cops to hold back a mob, and when two of the four are women, well, for most intents and purposes, you only have two cops.