A State Department Appointee Under Donald Trump Gets More Than Five Years in Prison For Jan 6

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2023
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A former State Department official under former President Donald Trump was sentenced Friday to five years, 10 months in prison for waging “a relentless siege on police officers” during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Prosecutors said Federico Klein, 42 at the time of the riot, “repeatedly assaulted police officers, urged other rioters to join the fray, and tried to stop police from shutting entrance doors,” according to the Associated Press. “Your actions on January 6th were shocking and egregious,” Judge Trevor McFadden told Klein during sentencing, adding, “You were front...

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