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First Capitol Rioter Sentenced as Nancy Pelosi Set to Announce Cmte to Probe Jan. 6 Insurrection

HeadlineJun 24, 2021

Back in the United States, an Indiana woman on Wednesday became the first person to be sentenced over the deadly January 6 insurrection. Anna Morgan-Lloyd pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge and will serve no jail time, after she said she was sorry for joining the violent pro-Trump mob that breached the U.S. Capitol seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Two other participants pleaded guilty Wednesday, including a member of the Oath Keepers militia who will see a reduced sentence in exchange for cooperating with federal prosecutors.

This comes as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce the creation of a select committee to investigate the U.S. Capitol insurrection, after Senate Republicans last month blocked a bill that would have created a bipartisan commission to investigate the attack.

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