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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 01:00 PM

57 GOP State And Local Officials Were At The Capitol Insurrection

Huffington Post exclusive
By Christopher Mathias
02/13/2021 05:45 am ET

At least 57 state and local Republican officials attended the Jan. 6 rally in Washington that turned into a deadly insurrection, according to an updated HuffPost tally. Almost all of them are resisting calls to resign.

They traveled from 27 states for the “Stop the Steal” demonstration near the White House. A couple of officials even gave speeches, warming up the crowd for then-President Donald Trump, who took the stage and regurgitated lies about the election results before instructing the “Make America Great Again” mob to march on the U.S. Capitol.

Late last month, after identifying an initial 21 state and local GOP officials at the rally — among them a QAnon conspiracy theorist, a self-described member of a far-right militia and a man who once declared that “the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat” — HuffPost received emails from readers across the country identifying the additional 36 officials in this new tally.

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Nearly all 57 are facing calls to resign. Yet only two men, both of whom were arrested for their role in the riot — a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates and a secretary of the California Republican Assembly — have actually stepped down.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/57-gop-officials-at-capitol-insurrection_n_6026e5e2c5b6f88289fb90a6

Well worth reading the entire article

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Response to Wicked Blue (Original post)

Sat Feb 13, 2021, 01:19 PM

1. Here is a partial list of GOP state and local lawmakers who traveled to DC on Jan 6th.

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Sat Feb 13, 2021, 01:36 PM

2. Here's a Tarrant County Constable who was in attendance



He has pics of all his hobnobbing with the other deplorables.

https://www.facebook.com/ccburgess


Republican Party
Prior offices
Tarrant County Constable Precinct 7


Clint Burgess (Republican Party) was a member of the Tarrant County Constable, representing Precinct 7 in Texas. Burgess assumed office in 2004. Burgess left office on December 31, 2020.

Burgess (Republican Party) ran for re-election to the Tarrant County Constable to represent Precinct 7 in Texas. Burgess lost in the general election on November 3, 2020.

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