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Man who stormed Capitol with gun gets 87 months in prison

Summary by Ground News
Guy Reffitt was the first person to go on trial for the Jan. 6, 2021, attack. Prosecutors said he planned to drag House Speaker Nancy Pelosi out of the Capitol building by her ankles. Judge rejected prosecutors' contention that an upward departure for terrorism leading to a far longer sentence was warranted.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Guy Reffitt: Capitol rioter turned in by son gets 87 months in prison

A recruiter for a far-right militia, Guy Reffitt was turned in by his son after the raid on Congress.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Texas far-right militia member gets over 7 years for part in Jan.6 Capitol riot

An associate of the far-right Three Percenters militia was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on Monday, after he joined a mob of former President Donald Trump's supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and later threatened to harm his own children if they informed on him to the FBI.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

US Capitol attack: militia member gets longest prison sentence yet

Man with ties to Three Percenters, who said he planned to violently drag Pelosi from building, sentenced to seven years

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Texas man receives 87 months over Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot — the longest sentence yet

A Texas man convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, while wearing a holstered handgun, a helmet and body armour was sentenced on Monday to 87 months in prison. The sentence of just over seven years is the longest imposed so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.

2 months ago·Canada
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Man who stormed Capitol with gun gets longest prison term

A Texas man convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, helmet and body armour was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison, the longest sentence imposed so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The HinduThe Hindu

Man who stormed U.S. Capitol with gun gets over 7 years in prison

Reffitt was the first person to go on trial for the January 6, 2021, attack, in which supporters of then-President Donald Trump halted the joint session of Congress for certifying Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory

2 months ago·India
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