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Ex-Cop Who Called for “Open Armed Rebellion” Convicted over Jan. 6 Insurrection

HeadlineApr 12, 2022

Back in the United States, a former police officer in Virginia has been convicted on six counts for his role in the January 6 insurrection. Thomas Robertson had served as a police officer in Rocky Mount, Virginia. A month prior to the insurrection, Robertson called for an “open armed rebellion.” He is the second January 6 defendant to be convicted by a jury.

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