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Attorney: Capitol rioters being detained like terrorists – only worse

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Some of the rioters who breached the U.S. Capitol on January 6 are still being held by DC police – and in the words of the attorney representing one of them, they’re being treated worse than the terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay.

As reported on Wednesday, federal prosecutors have dropped the criminal case against Christopher M. Kelly, a New York man who was accused of participating in the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. It appears to be the first such move by the Justice Department in its sprawling prosecution of those involved in the breach.

The DC police aren’t saying exactly how many of the rioters they have in custody – but in April, it was about 40. Among those is Richard Barnett, the man who was pictured putting his feet on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk that day. Barnett’s attorney, Joseph McBride, tells One News Now the DC police are dropping the hammer on the rioters.

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