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Former State Department aide arrested in connection with Capitol riot

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Federico Klein was arrested in Virginia on Thursday. Government files show he was a special assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs as a political appointee.
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Former Trump State Department Aide Arrested For Role In Capitol Attack

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

The first Trump appointee has been arrested in connection with the Capitol attack as a former State Department aide was arrested in Virginia.
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Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol riots, Politico reported.
Klein is believed to be the first Trump appointee to be facing charges related to the Capitol insurrection.
A spokesperson for the FBI told Politico that Klein was taken into custody in Virginia.
According to a public database of executive branch personnel, Klein was a special assistant in the Bureau Of Western Hemisphere Affairs and made an annual salary of $66,510.
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Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an appointee of President Donald Trump facing criminal prosecution in connection with the attempt to block Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's victory.
Klein, 42, was taken into custody in Virginia, said Samantha Shero, a spokesperson for the FBI's Washington Field Office. Details on the charges against him were not immediately available.
Klein worked on Trump's 2016 campaign and was then hired at the State...
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