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First Jan. 6 attacker to go to trial guilty on all five counts

Guy Reffitt, the first Jan. 6 Capitol rioter to take his case to trial, was found guilty Tuesday on all five counts against him, according to NBC. Texas native Reffitt was found guilty of attempting to obstruct the certification of the 2020 presidential election, transporting guns from Texas to DC, bringing a firearm into restricted grounds of the Capitol, interfering with Capitol Police and threatening his son and daughter upon returning from the riot.

msn.com ,  2 months ago 0
First Jan. 6 attacker to go to trial guilty on all five counts

First trial for Capitol rioter ends with conviction by jurors

A Texas man has been convicted of storming the US Capitol in Washington DC with a holstered handgun, a milestone victory for federal prosecutors in the first trial among hundreds of cases arising from last year’s riot. A jury also convicted Guy Wesley Reffitt of interfering with police officers who were guarding the Capitol on January 6, 2021 and of obstructing justice for threatening his two teenage children if they reported him to law enforcement after the attack.

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First trial for Capitol rioter ends with conviction by jurors

1st trial in Capitol riot ends in conviction on all counts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas man was convicted on Tuesday of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, a milestone victory for federal prosecutors in the first trial among hundreds of cases arising from last year’s riot. A jury also convicted Guy Wesley Reffitt of obstructing Congress’ joint session to certify the Electoral College vote on Jan. 6, 2021, of interfering with police officers who were guarding the Capitol and of threatening his two teenage children if they reported him to law enforcement after the attack.

msn.com ,  2 months ago 0
1st trial in Capitol riot ends in conviction on all counts

Traveling companion of Capitol riot defendant details talk of dragging Pelosi from building

A former Texas militia member who drove to Washington to join the pro-Trump protests on Jan. 6, 2021 testified Friday that he and his traveling companion – the first person to face trial over the storming of the Capitol – talked about violently pulling Speaker Nancy Pelosi from the building.

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Traveling companion of Capitol riot defendant details talk of dragging Pelosi from building

The Supreme Court, vaccination and government by Fox News

Suppose Congress passed a law commanding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to prevent deadly dangers in the workplace, and to act quickly if those dangers arise unexpectedly. And then suppose the Supreme Court declared that the bigger the emergency is, the less power OSHA has.

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The Supreme Court, vaccination and government by Fox News

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation's COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for most health care workers in the U.S.

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Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Supreme Court skeptical of Biden's workplace vaccine rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fully vaccinated and mostly masked, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared skeptical Friday of the Biden administration's authority to impose a vaccine-or-testing requirement on the nation's large employers. The court seemed more open to a separate vaccine mandate for most health care workers.

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Supreme Court skeptical of Biden's workplace vaccine rule