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A Man Called His Ex A 'Moron' By Text While Storming The Capitol. She Turned Him In

Court documents detail the messages Richard Michetti, now facing criminal charges, sent his ex-girlfriend during the insurrection. "If you can't see the election was stolen you're a moron," one reads.
Thousands of Trump supporters gather outside the U.S. Capitol following a Stop the Steal rally on Jan. 6. They stormed the historic building, breaking windows and clashing with police. Nearly two months later, some 250 rioters are facing charges, including Richard Michetti of Pennsylvania, whose ex-girlfriend turned him in. Source: Spencer Platt

One of the rioters accused of storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was turned in by his ex-girlfriend after sending her several videos and texts from the scene, including one calling her a "moron," court documents show.

Richard Michetti is facing charges of knowingly entering a restricted building, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and obstruction of justice/Congress, according to a Feb. 17. The Ridley Park, Pa., resident was arraigned Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia and released on unsecured bail with electronic monitoring, reports .

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