Things have just got a whole lot worse for the retired lieutenant colonel who attended last week's Capitol building riots.
Here's the full story...
It's safe to say it's been a historical week in the world of U.S politics.As the plans for Biden's presidency begin to unfold, tensions amongst the pro-Trump community escalated to shocking levels.
While it's taken weeks for the president himself to concede to Biden...His supporters have been fueling the flames behind his various election fraud allegations.
And last Wednesday, those tensions reached a breaking point.
JUST IN: The entire DC National Guard has been activated by the Department of Defense following a pro-Trump mob bre… https://t.co/mEqRTqbOMh— CNN (@CNN)1609967074.0
Hundreds of rioters forced their way into the prestigious building...Breaking windows, doors, and furniture along with chants of "stop the steal!"
The rioters took over several of the rooms and chambers in the building...And photos showing them looting objects, such as the lectern of U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, quickly started circulating online.
A group of rioters even broke into Pelosi's office...With one posing in her chair with his feet up on the desk.
From this, more violence ensued...
BREAKING: Clashes reported inside the U.S. Capitol building https://t.co/2twyZAD6wJ— BNO News (@BNO News)1609961543.0
The scenes shocked people all over the globe...And the world watched on, transfixed, as more and more rioters continued to spill into the Capitol and clash with police.
Shortly afterward, it was confirmed that there had been fatalities within the Capitol.Chief Robert Contee III of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, confirmed the news during a press conference.
It quickly emerged that one female rioter had been shot dead by police...
Washington, D.C., Police Chief Robert Contee said Wednesday's events included four fatalities: a woman who was shot… https://t.co/246Qok143t— USA TODAY (@USA TODAY)1610011920.0
From the get-go, there were calls for Trump to intervene.
You’ve caused this, get on TV immediately and stop it - before people start being killed. https://t.co/59dqsiXEaK— Piers Morgan (@Piers Morgan)1609962613.0
He instead issued a series of tweets, from his official account which has now been suspended from all social media platforms...Where he reminded the rioters that the police and law enforcement was "on our side," and to "remain peaceful."
Hours after his supporters had stormed the Capitol, however, Trump finally released a video telling them:"Go home, we love you, you’re very special."
Photographs and videos of Wednesday's scenes continue to circulate online...Many of which also show the aftermath of the siege.
The videos and images have been quick to go viral on Twitter...And show the extent of the damage that was done within the building.
Rioters even left various messages throughout the building.
Rioters left this message inside The United States Capitol https://t.co/jxH6Rwq2dM— Anthony Quintano (@Anthony Quintano)1609976067.0
As well as lengthier notes...
The mob of Trump supporters who entered the U.S. Capitol left this note on a coffee maker in a kitchen area. "Thom… https://t.co/AuQt0S1EJQ— Kevin Lewis (@Kevin Lewis)1609992661.0
A bust of Zachary Taylor even had a red substance smeared on it.
Now, some of the perpetrators of this horrific crime have already been brought to justice.
Several arrests have already been made, with key suspects being identified via video footage from the scene.
Many weren't too hard to spot, given their choice of riot gear.
From CEOs to retail employees...
There seems to have been a whole array of attendees at the riots.
And one particular person was recently identified by his ex-wife.
Larry Rendell Brock, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel was identified and brought to justice thanks to his ex-wife, who managed to recognize him because of his pictures.
Keep scrolling to have a look at him maskless and all geared up, ready to take over the Capitol.
This is the only time where I bet he's wishing he wore a mask.
However, no one seemed to have any sympathy for him, hailing his ex-wife as the hero instead.
And it wasn't only his ex-wife who reported him...
There was also a second person to contact the FBI after recognizing him. They allegedly said:
"It looks like him and he has pilot wings on his chest in this picture. He was an A-10 pilot. Worked at L3, and he still has contacts that work with L3 that knew he was flying to Washington DC."
Here he is at the back with the green helmet on:
Now that he's switched the riot gear out for a pair of handcuffs, I'm sure his ex-wife and the rest of us will sleep a little easier.
Hopefully, justice and democracy will prevail.
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