‘If it wasn’t my job I would have done that for free’: Officer after surviving Capitol mob assault
(NEXSTAR) – A Washington, D.C. police officer crushed in a doorway by a mob of angry rioters at the U.S. Capitol said he wouldn’t hesitate to do it all over again.
“If it wasn’t my job I would have done that for free,” 32-year-old Officer Daniel Hodges told reporters. “It was absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalist insurrection and I’m glad I was in a position to help. We’ll do it as many times as it takes.”
Video from that day shows Hodges, his mouth bloodied, crying out as he is pinned between a sliding door and the doorframe.
“At that point that’s where I was to support the defense,” Hodges…