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Capitol rioter who said Jews and Israel control other governments arrested

FBI detain demonstrator Christian Secor who sat in former vice president Mike Pence chair during the insurrection

Protestors, some of whom were QAnon believers, storm Capitol Hill
Protestors, some of whom were QAnon believers, storm Capitol Hill

A Capitol rioter who sat in Mike Pence’s seat in the Senate chamber during the insurrection had a history of making antisemitic statements and associating with white supremacists, according to a federal complaint against him.

Christian Secor, who uses an online alias honouring a mass shooter, was arrested this week by the FBI and is charged with assault, civil disorder and other crimes related to the insurrection.

According to the federal complaint, Secor described fascism as “epic,” has celebrated the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and “suggests Jews and the state of Israel control the politics of other governments and attempt to control ‘Westerners.’”

He has reportedly identified as a “Groyper,” or follower of white supremacist Nick Fuentes.

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