Democratic Lawmakers Seek Federal Help In Determining 4 Republican Officials' Roles In Capitol Riot

Published: Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:24pm
Updated: Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:22am
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Eight Democratic state lawmakers are asking the FBI and the Department of Justice to investigate four Arizona Republican officials over any role they played in the Jan. 6 riot in Washington.

In their letter, the Democrats say that state Rep. Mark Finchem of Oro Valley and now-former Rep. Anthony Kern of Glendale were present in Washington and “actively encouraged the mob, both before and during the attack.”

And the pair, they said, "sought to conceal the consequences of their conduct by falsely blaming 'Antifa.' ''

There are also claims against GOP Congressmen Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar that stem from a claim by Ali Alexander, who organized the "Stop the Steal'' movement.

Alexander said he worked with them and Republican Congressman Mo Brooks from Alabama on the plan for last week’s demonstration.

For more on the situation, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.

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