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A woman charged with impeding officers during the Capitol riot is suing DC Police for $1 million, claiming officers assaulted her during the 'peaceful assembly'

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

A screenshot from security footage that captured Victoria Charity White outside the Capitol building on January 6. The Department of Justice.
A woman charged with impeding officers during the Capitol riot is now suing the DC police department.
Victoria Charity White alleges she was beaten with a metal baton 35 times and punched in the face.
Prosecutors say video footage from the siege shows White grabbing at DC police officers.
A Minnesota woman accused of trying to take a Washington, DC, police officer's riot shield amid the chaos of the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack is now suing the...
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A Kentucky Capitol rioter who once placed 4th in a 'Sexy Farmer' contest pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington. Brent Stirton/Getty Images
A Kentucky man pleaded guilty to one parading charge in connection to the Capitol riot on Friday.
Prosecutors said Jordan Revlett posted Snapchat photos and video from inside the Capitol building.
He made headlines for once placing 4th in a "Sexy Farmer" contest hosted by a local radio station in Kentucky in 2019.
A Kentucky man who once found local acclaim as the 4th place winner of a 2019 "Sexy Farmer" contest in Kentucky now faces a new...
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Q&A: Rep. Jamie Raskin discusses his son's death, his work on the January 6 committee, and the rioters who tried to claim their belongings after breaking into Pelosi's office

1 day ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland joined Insider to discuss his new book.
In "Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy," he meditates on two major events.
One is the January 6 insurrection, and the other is the death of his son, Tommy.
The day after Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland laid his 25-year-old son to rest, he was sheltering in place as the Capitol riot was unfolding. Later that night, he would begin drafting articles of impeachment against former President Donald Trump. Raskin, who sits on the House...
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