West Virginia state lawmaker resigns after storming U.S. Capitol during riot

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2021
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Derrick Evans, the West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself storming the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday's deadly siege, resigned from the state's House of Delegates on Saturday.

Why it matters: Evans, who faced calls to resign from those on both sides of aisle, has been charged in federal court with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol Grounds.

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