Three US Marines were arrested this Wednesday for their part in the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, according to court documents obtained by CNN this Friday.
One of the three men arrested, Corporal Micah Coomer, posted photos on social media from inside the building on the day of the attack, prompting the FBI to investigate his account and discover that he had linked another user to a different home. had sent messages claiming to expect war. ,
Coomer works as a Reconnaissance Systems Engineer for the Marine Intelligence Division.
A spokesman for the US Marine Corps told CNN on Friday that his office is aware of the investigation and is cooperating fully with authorities.
According to video records from the day of the attack, Kumar and two accomplices entered the center of the rotunda of the US Capitol and put a red MAGA hat on one of the statues to take a picture – the slogan of former President Donald Trump.
On January 6, 2021, thousands of people violently stormed the Capitol in Washington to try to block the ratification of Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory, prompted by false allegations of fraud by Trump. There were five deaths and about 140 injured officers.
Recently, a bipartisan legislative committee of the US Lower House recommended that the Justice Department investigate Trump’s role in the attack, which it holds primarily responsible for the violence.