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Tue May 18, 2021, 04:46 AM

DOJ Says Capitol Rioter Carried Semi-Auto Handgun After Republicans Claim They Weren't Armed

Source: Newsweek


Daniel Villarreal 2 hrs ago

Despite claims by Republican congressmen that the January 6 Capitol rioters didn't carry firearms, an indictment from the Department of Justice (DOJ) has alleged that one rioter did carry a "semi-automatic handgun" in the building during the riots.

The DOJ indictment accuses defendant Christopher Alberts of carrying a Taurus G2C semi-automatic handgun on Capitol grounds on January 6. The indictment also says he had a "large capacity ammunition feeding device."

The indictment's charges accuse Alberts of engaging in physical violence, entering and causing "disorderly and disruptive conduct" in a restricted building with a deadly weapon as well as possessing the weapon unlawfully. Alberts also stands accused of committing civil disorder and assaulting and resisting a police officer.

Despite the arrest and others like it, at least two Republicans have suggested that firearms weren't a part of the January 6 Capitol riots.

Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson has said the event "didn't seem like an armed insurrection."

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/doj-says-capitol-rioter-carried-semi-auto-handgun-after-republicans-claim-they-werent-armed/ar-BB1gQl5d?li=BBnb7Kz

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Tue May 18, 2021, 04:50 AM

1. And 9-11 was just some sightseeing Saudis. n/t

if needed:

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Tue May 18, 2021, 07:59 AM

2. And of course the republicans were lying

some things we can depend upon: republican lies

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