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Convicted Jan 6 rioter presented with flag flown over US Capitol after her release from prison

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas presented an honorary American flag recently flown above the US Capitol to a convicted January 6 rioter after she was released from prison Friday. Gohmert, a Trump ally who has previously promoted debunked conspiracies about the January 6, 2021, insurrection, met Dr. Simone Gold upon her release from federal […]

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Colbert calls staffers’ Capitol arrests: ‘First-degree puppetry’

Stephen Colbert addressed the recent arrests of his crew and production members, who were caught and charged with being in an unauthorized area of a U.S. Capitol building last week. During Monday night’s “Late Show,” Colbert downplayed the arrests as a “very professional” interaction between his staff and “cautious” Capitol Police officers. The host opened […]

Ex-Firefighter Charged With Assault On Capitol Cops During Insurrection

A retired firefighter from Pennsylvania was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers at the pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol as captured on video, U.S. officials said. Robert Sanford of Chester, Pa., faces three federal felony charges including assaulting a police officer after he was allegedly identified […]