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The U.S. Capitol at dawn in Washington D.C., U.S. on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

A Gwinnett County resident was among the people arrested during the melee where protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

Capitol police announced on Thursday that they arrested Buford resident Grant Moore and charged him with carrying a pistol without a license and unregistered ammunition.

After a rally in support of President Donald Trump, people protesting his loss in the 2020 presidential election stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday as Congress was meeting to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral college victory. Members of the Senate and House of Representatives were evacuated as protesters overran Capitol security.

One protester was able to make it onto the floor of the Senate, some protesters were able to gain access to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office and there was an armed conflict between protesters and security at the door leading to the floor of the House of Representatives’ chamber.

Four people reportedly died during the fracas, which some elected officials have said was tantamount to an attempted insurrection.

I'm a Crawford Long baby who grew up in Marietta and eventually wandered to the University of Southern Mississippi for college. Earned a BA in journalism (double minor in political science and history). Previously worked in Florida and Clayton County.

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Stew

With all the illegal and illegitimate attempts to destroy Trump during his Presidency, it's amazing 99% of the protesters were peaceful. That say's that the majority of the Trump supporters are good people, despite the false media reports, Trump encouraged a peaceful march that day and again, not reported by the media. Nothing but hate drives the people attacking our President. Why is that overlooked by the media?

csan0168

Respectfully asking, do you have to register ammo in DC? I know for sure you don’t here in GA. Also, how was he carrying? Was he actually “brandishing”?

Amerikkka 1930

That's odd why no comments? Why go silent 🤫? There's comments on any and everything else but when and act of domestic terrorism occurs silence.

xphactor

Because what happened yesterday is indefensible.

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