‘Baked Alaska’ pleads guilty to misdemeanor for role in U.S. Capitol riot

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By Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The far-right media personality known as “Baked Alaska” pleaded guilty in federal court on Friday to a single misdemeanor charge stemming from his role in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump. Anthime “Tim” Gionet, 34, also admitted in an “statement of offense” filed with his guilty plea in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to being part of the mob that entered the Capitol without authorization and occupied the building for hours. The riot left more than 140 police officers injured and disru…

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