Feds Announce Charges Against State Lawmaker Who Filmed Himself Inside Capitol During Riot

Feds Announce Charges Against State Lawmaker Who Filmed Himself Inside Capitol During Riot


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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.

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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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