The rioter caught on camera dangling from the Senate chamber during the US Capitol riot is a marketing guy from Idaho who bragged about the breach — then later begged forgiveness, according to a report Friday.
Josiah Colt, 34, of Boise — who was captured in a dramatic photo dropping to the chamber floor from the visitors gallery by his arm — first posted a video boasting, “I’m all over the news now” and calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “treasonous bitch.”
“I just got in the Capitol building,” he bragged, after sitting in Pelosi’s chair and defiantly raising a fist. “I hopped down into the chamber.”
But Colt, who has since been identified as a person of interest by cops in connection with the breach, quickly backtracked — apologizing and admitting he “brought shame upon myself.”
“[I] sincerely apologize to the American people,” Colt told the East Idaho News. “I recognize my actions that have brought shame upon myself, my