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Trump Supporter Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison for Capitol Insurrection

HeadlineJul 20, 2021

A Florida man who took part in the January 6 insurrection has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison. Paul Hodgkins was filmed wearing a Trump 2020 T-shirt and carrying a Trump flag on the floor of the U.S. Senate after Trump supporters attacked the Capitol in an effort to disrupt the counting of electoral votes. Hodgkins is the first Capitol rioter convicted of a felony to be sentenced. Federal prosecutors had asked for an 18-month sentence.

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