The first hearing from the House Select Committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol gave primetime exposure to violent footage and dramatic evidence. The question is, to what end? Political experts weigh in.

Anna Morgan-Lloyd, a 49-year-old grandmother of five, got off essentially scot-free as part of a plea after verbalizing that "Schindler's List" and "Just Mercy" encouraged her to revisit her archaic frame of thinking.

All but six Republicans voted against advancing a bill that would create an independent commission to study the U.S. Capitol attack, using the procedural mechanism known as the filibuster to end the bill's discussion.