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Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and fought with officers, affidavit says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A Trump appointee who has been arrested in connection with the Capitol riot fought police and used a riot shield to wedge the door to the building open, an affidavit said.
Federico Klein, then an employee of the State Department, is believed to be the first Trump appointee facing charges in relation to the events of January 6 .
The document was published late Thursday by The New York Times , which also reported Klein's arrest .
An FBI agent identified Klein, in a MAGA hat, among the mob that crammed into a tunnel leading to the Lower West Terrace entrance to the...
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FBI Arrests Trump Political Appointee for Assaulting Officers With a Riot Shield During Capitol Siege

FBI Arrests Trump Political Appointee for Assaulting Officers With a Riot Shield During Capitol Siege

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Klein was a government employee and stayed on the job even after the riot.
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NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter is due to take off on Monday on its...

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter is due to take off on Monday on its landmark flight, following several delays

Summary List Placement NASA on Saturday said its Ingenuity helicopter may take flight on Mars as soon as Monday. A flight is planned for 3:30 am EDT after a series of delays... Read more ...

Peloton Tread+ owners should immediately stop using the fitness equipment...

Peloton Tread+ owners should immediately stop using the fitness equipment, following reports of a child's death and other injuries, regulators say

Summary List Placement Consumer safety regulators issued an urgent warning on Saturday to people who own a Peloton Tread+, saying they should stop using the equipment after one... Read more ...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4...

The 10 GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump have already received $6.4 million in donations this year - far more than their 2022 midterm opponents

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump have received more than $6 million in political donations between them since... Read more ...

3 reasons the stock market is poised for a near-term correction, according...

3 reasons the stock market is poised for a near-term correction, according to LPL

Summary List Placement The S&P 500 has hit 22 record highs so far in 2021 as investors anticipate strong economic growth ahead. But the market is due for a pullback in the... Read more ...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes...

Roger Stone sued by federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes and interest

Summary List Placement Former GOP strategist Roger Stone was sued Friday by the federal government for nearly $2 million in unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. The complaint... Read more ...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during...

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun... Read more ...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee...

Following uproar, White House says it will raise this year's cap on refugee admissions - but not yet

Summary List Placement The White House capped a confusing day of inconsistent messaging on refugees by saying President Joe Biden will set a new, higher goal for admissions by... Read more ...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of...

‘I see my money as not my own': BLM co-founder defends growing hoard of fancy homes in mostly-white neighborhoods

Black Lives Matter's chief and self-described “trained Marxist” Patrisse Khan-Cullors was forced to defend her real estate hoard on camera - by insisting that she sees her home... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during...

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s infamous photo with his pants unzipped was taken during a yacht party honoring a raunchy TV show, lawsuit says

Summary List Placement A lawsuit Liberty University filed Friday against Jerry Falwell Jr., its former president, details the circumstances behind a controversial photo Falwell... Read more ...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First...

GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar create 'America First Caucus' that emphasizes 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions'

Summary List Placement Two Republican lawmakers worked together to create an "America First Caucus" that emphasizes "common respect for uniquely Anglo-Saxon political... Read more ...