Cowboys for Trump founder sentenced to 14 days for breaching Capitol grounds

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By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A Republican member of a governing commission in New Mexico who founded a group called “Cowboys for Trump” was sentenced in federal court on Friday to 14 days in jail over his role in breaching the U.S. Capitol grounds during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. But the man, Couy Griffin, will get credit for the 20 days he already served in pretrial detention, and will not be required to report to prison, the judge said. He was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine and serve 60 days of community service. Griffin is one of three members of the Republican-led Otero County …

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