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12 Jan, 15 tweets, 10 min read
*William Watson of Auburn, Ala., was taken into federal custody on Monday.
*Authorities say Watson, 23, violated his bond on a July 2 drug case when he traveled to DC to join mob that stormed the Capitol.
*The owner of a manufactured housing company in Utica, NY, was arrested during the Capitol siege.
*In an interview, he complains that the police “treated us like animals” and kept him him in custoday for 24 hours.
*“They took all our phones."
Kristina Malimon, an organizer of he Trump Boat Parade that sank a family's boat in Portland, Ore., was among those arrested in the Capitol siege. buzzfeednews.com/article/juliar…
*Larry Brock, the Texas man seen with zip-tie handcuffs on the Senate floor, makes 1st court appearance after his arrest.
*He provided financial documents to secure a public defender.
*So U.S. taxpayers will fund his defense for attacking the U.S.

*Florida man who walked away with Nancy Pelosi's lectern is allowed to go free on a $25,000 signature bond.
*Adam Christian Johnson strolled out of federal court in Tampa "wearing a white T-shirt, flip-flops and shorts."
*Son of a Brooklyn judge is arrested for participating in Capitol riot, according to @NBCNewYork.
*Aaron Mostofsky was shown in photos from the siege wearing fur pelts and a bullet proof vest.
*Aaron Mostofsky was arrested at his brother’s home in Brooklyn.
*He was booked on multiple charges, including theft of gov't property for allegedly stealing a police riot shield and bulletproof vest, according to @nypost.
*Simone Gold, noted hydroxychloroquine advocate, was inside the Capitol during the riot.
*She says she followed a crowd inside and assumed it was legal to do so.
*She says that from her vantage point there wasn’t a riot.
@NBCNewYork @nypost UPDATE:
*Aaron Mostofsky, Capitol riot suspect who was seen in fur pelts and bulletproof vest, claims in FBI interview that he found police riot shield and vest on the floor.
*He’s charged with theft, illegal entry and disorderly conduct.
*Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin say the FBI has opened investigations on 170 people for potential crimes at the Capitol.
*70 people have been charged.
*He expects “hundreds of criminal cases” to arise from Capitol siege.
*Acting US Atty Sherwin acknowledges that some people have been charged with minor counts, but major charges will likely follow.
*He mentions possible seditious and conspiracy charges with prison terms up to 20 years.
LIVE: wfaa.com/article/news/n…
Sherwin says that the pipe bombs found at the RNC and DNC were live weapons with detonators and timers. He doesn’t know why they didn’t explode.
*Kristina Malimon, who was arrested at the Capitol, is vice chairwoman of the Young Republicans of Oregon.
*Her mother was also arrested.
*Before the pro-Trump rally she urged social followers to “fight for our BEST president. thehill.com/homenews/state…
5 Florida men arrested after US Capitol riot. clickorlando.com/news/florida/2…
*New York MTA worker identified as Will Pepe is arrested for his role in the Capitol riot.
*He had called in sick to attend the insurrection.
*Photo below is from inside the Capitol.

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13 Jan
*Sanford, Fla., firefighter Andrew James Williams arrested for his role in siege.
*His lawyer blames Trump and the police and says "Mr. Williams took part in none of it.”
*Pictures make it clear that he was inside the Capitol.
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*Kevin Daniel Loftus is arrested in Eau Claire, Wisconsin., for his role in Capitol siege.
*Prosecutors asked Federal Judge to prevent him from traveling to DC, saying they were concerned about the Biden inauguration. The Judge agreed.
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Hallmark statement on Senators Hawley and Marshall:

“Hallmark believes the peaceful transition of power is part of the bedrock of our democratic system…. The recent actions of Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall do not reflect our company’s values.”
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Former Senator John Danforth spent years promoting Josh Hawley as the future of the GOP. Now he calls it, "the biggest mistake I’ve ever made in my life.”
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11 Jan
*Larry Rendell Brock, a Texas man who was photographed in tactical gear on the Senate floor, surrenders to the FBI.
*His ex-wife turned him in after seeing photos of riot.
Leonard Guthrie Jr., a New Jersey man who was arrested in the Capitol riot, says he went there "to be heard," not for insurrection or violence. nj.com/politics/2021/…
*(@NewYorker interviewed Larry Brock before his arrest for joining the Capitol mob.
*He claims he found the zip-tie handcuffs on the floor.
*He’s been charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
Read 17 tweets
10 Jan
Iowa man who was videeotaped chasing a cop up the steps has been booked on 5 federal charges.
Proud Boy leader Nicholas Ochs, who was shown smoking in the Capitol during the riot, is arrested in Hawaii. nypost.com/2021/01/09/pro…
Metro-North Worker is suspended after joining mob in U.S. Capitol riot. gothamist.com/news/metro-nor…
Read 15 tweets
8 Jan
Twitter seems to have suspended Donald Trump’s account.
Trump is permanently suspended from Twitter.
This is huge. A megaphone that reached up to 88 million people is SILENCED.
Read 5 tweets
8 Jan
Police in Arkansas arrest the guy who occupied House Spealker Nancy Pelosi’s office. nbcnews.com/news/us-news/m…
FBI confirms arrest of Richard “Bigo” Barnett for his part in Capitol riot. He’s charged with entering a restricted building, violent entry & disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and stealing public property (presumably stuff from Nancy Pelosi’s office). katv.com/news/local/pro…
After his arrest in Arkansas, the guy who made himself at home in Speaker Pelosi’s office will be extradited to Washington to face federal charges. katv.com/news/local/pro…
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