WATCH LIVE: Acting Capitol Police chief testifying about Capitol riot

Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman testifies before a House subcommittee Thursday about what the police knew ahead of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Intelligence collected ahead of the riot prompted the agency to take extraordinary measures, including the special arming of officers, intercepting radio frequencies used by the invaders and deploying spies at the Ellipse rally where President Donald Trump was sending his supporters marching to the Capitol to “fight like hell.”

Pittman’s submitted testimony ahead of the 10 a.m. hearing provides the most detailed account yet of the intelligence and preparations by U.S. Capitol Police ahead of the insurrection when thousands of pro-Trump rioters invaded the Capitol aiming to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory over Trump.

Watch the livestream below of the hearing that starts at 10 a.m.

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