Militia member given longest prison sentence for U.S. Capitol attack

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Reuters

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) -An associate of the far-right Three Percenters militia was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on Monday for joining a mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and later threatening to harm his children if they informed on him to the FBI. Guy Reffitt, of Wylie, Texas, was convicted by a jury in March of five felony charges, including bringing a gun onto the Capitol grounds and obstructing an official proceeding. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich issued a sentence of seven years, three mon…

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