@AymanM / TwitterWest Virginia state lawmaker Derrick Evans has been charged with entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself with rioters, the Justice Department announced on Jan. 8, 2020. (@AymanM / Twitter)
A West Virginia state lawmaker has been charged with entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself with rioters, the Justice Department announced Friday.
Ken Kohl, a top deputy federal prosecutor in Washington, announced the charge against Derrick Evans on a call in which he presented dozens of new charges against members of a mob that stormed the Capitol on Wednesday.
It wasn’t immediately announced if Evans is in custody.
Breaking: A Republican state representative, Delegate Derrick Evans, has been charged in connection with Wednesday’s attempted insurrection at the Capitol. Per @PeteWilliamsNBC pic.twitter.com/Fb1mZ8fr83
— Ayman Mohyeldin (@AymanM) January 8, 2021
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