Jan 6 footage shows 'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley urging protestors to leave Capitol after Trump tweet to 'go home'

"Donald Trump has asked everybody to go home!" Chansley said via megaphone. "We made our point, Donald Trump asked us to go home."

Jacob Chansley, the man who went viral for being pictured in the Capitol building on Jan. 6 in his horned costume that got him dubbed the "QAnon Shaman," can be seen telling protestors to turn away and go home during the riot, re-emerged footage shows.

"Donald Trump has asked everybody to go home!" Chansley could be seen announcing into a megaphone to the crowd at the doors to the building. "We made our point, Donald Trump asked us to go home."

"So what are we going to do? We're going to obey our president, we're going to do as he asks, and we're going to go home," he directed the protestors, who were on site after Trump's rally at the DC Ellipse, during which Trump spoke about  in response to Joe Biden purportedly garnering over 81 million votes in the 2020 election. 

"Let's get out of here guys," he continued, urging fellow Trump supporters to leave the Capitol. 

Chansley then read a direct quote from Trump's Twitter, "I am asking for everyone in the US Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence! Remember, we are the party of law and order. Respect our law enforcement and men and women in blue."

One man donning a bandana as a mask attempted to make it past the "shaman" to the door, saying "At least let us make one more point."

"No dude. No dude," Chansley could be heard trying to calm him down.

"Just back it up, guys…we're not Antifa!" he yelled into the megaphone to the crowd, as they made their way closer to the large double doors. 

According to Republican strategist Chuck Callesto, the now-viral clip was previously "censored," with several commenters expressing they've never seen this footage before.

"Interesting how releasing these new tapes confirms what we've known all along. So proud of Repubs for this," wrote one Twitter user.

"WOW. I never saw this!! This was needed in Chansley's defense. He and the others have been maliciously prosecuted," said another.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who recently obtained the Jan. 6 security footage from House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, revealed on his show this week that Chansley had been escorted around the Capitol by police, contrary to the narrative that he was a violent rioter.

"This is crazy. The public was misled," Twitter owner Elon Musk wrote of the never-before-seen by the public footage. 

As reported by The Post Millennial, Chansley was sentenced to four years in prison for his trespassing crimes, despite the fact that he tried to defuse the situation and police calmly walked him around the building. 

In response to the publicization of the footage, Trump posted on Truth Social: "Congratulations to Tucker Carlson on one of the biggest 'scoops' as a reporter in U.S. history. The New Surveillance Footage of the January 6th Events sheds an entirely different light on what actually happened."

"The Unselect Committee was a giant SCAM, and has now unequivocally been stamped as CRIMINAL FABRICATORS OF THIS MOST IMPORTANT DAY," he continued. "Pelosi & McConnell failed on security. The Police story is sad and difficult to watch. 'Trump' and most others are totally innocent, LET THEM GO FREE, NOW!"

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