Last week, the world was stunned when dozens of rioters stormed the Capitol Building in Washington DC.
A number of these rioters have since been arrested, including the man who was filmed allegedly chasing a cop through the building.
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It's safe to say it's been a historical couple of days in the world of U.S politics.
via: GettyAs the plans for Biden's presidency unfold, tensions amongst the pro-Trump community have escalated.
And, while it took weeks for the president himself to concede to Biden...
via: GettyHis supporters continued to fuel the flames behind his various election fraud allegations.
And on Wednesday last week, 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...
via: GettyBreaking windows, doors, and furniture along with chants of "stop the steal!"
The rioters took over several of the rooms and chambers in the building...
via: GettyAnd 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...
via: GettyWith 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...
via: GettyAnd 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.
via: GettyChief 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...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."
But it seems one photo, in particular, has drawn in attention for one very specific reason.
via: GettyA man who could be seen protesting inside the Capitol building on Wednesday has been fired from his job, according to VT.
The man was spotted by his employer donning his work ID badge in the images...
via: GettyAnd, shortly afterwards, Maryland-based printing company, Navistar Direct Marketing, officially announced it's decision to fire him.
Navistar Direct Marketing said in a statement that they had been made aware of a man who was wearing a Navistar badge inside the Capitol building...
via: GettyAnd, after reviewing the photos, the employee - whose name has not been made public - was fired.
A company spokesperson told Forbes that Navistar has since contacted the FBI about the former employee.
via: GettyThe publication also reports that police identified him on Thursday morning as a person of interest in the unlawful entry into the Capitol building.
A handful more protesters were then fired...
NEW: A Maryland company has terminated one of its employees after he was apparently captured in a picture during th… https://t.co/YaU1ob1NuM— Tre Ward (@Tre Ward)1610038700.0
They revealed the news on Twitter:
This is Paul Davis. Paul is a lawyer. He’s also associate general counsel & director of human resources at Goosehea… https://t.co/T15t82tT4l— Roger Sollenberger (@Roger Sollenberger)1609980629.0
Another big rioter was then quickly stung.
UPDATE: Man who broke into Nancy Pelosi's office and sat in her chair has been ARRESTED by the FBI.— Robert Scott (@Robert Scott)1610150018.0
He was identified as Richard Barnett.The sixty-year-old is facing federal charges for his actions.
And now, yet another rioter has been arrested.
@AltWASONPS @GregSachse @igorbobic That's surely this guy from a picture from earlier https://t.co/iNe946frHX— Lita Rory🔥 (@Lita Rory🔥)1609997915.0
Jensen is identifiable in multiple pictures and video online due to his knitted cap and black "QAnon" T-shirt over a sweatshirt.
@richardgibb8 @HawtinGibb You like my shirt? https://t.co/AgczgzkCsA— Doug Jensen (@Doug Jensen)1610034446.0
He then appears to continue chasing the officer, leaving the crowds of rioters behind.
Here’s the scary moment when protesters initially got into the building from the first floor and made their way out… https://t.co/Q7MfKCbFE3— Igor Bobic (@Igor Bobic)1609963774.0
Jensen has since been arrested and taken in on 5 federal charges.
Doug Jensen, of Iowa, who was one of the most confrontational instigators of the Trump insurrection, has been arres… https://t.co/xBJjUOg4Rp— Shaun King (@Shaun King)1610229154.0
The arrests have been coming in thick and fast over the past few days...
🚨BREAKING: reports that Eric Munchel (aka Male #1) was arrested by @fbi in Tennessee. Lucky for him he already lik… https://t.co/P5DqLeP7VU— John Scott-Railton (@John Scott-Railton)1610314948.0