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Jan. 6 rioter who put his feet on desk in Pelosi office sentenced to 4.5 years in prison

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Jan. 6 rioter who put his feet on desk in Pelosi office sentenced to 4.5 years in prison
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The Arkansas man who was photographed on Jan. 6, 2021, with his feet on a desk in then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office was sentenced Wednesday to four and a half years in prison.

Federal prosecutors had asked the judge to sentence Richard “Bigo” Barnett to more than seven years for his actions before, during and after the riot at the U.S. Capitol.

They noted in a court filing that a picture of a smiling Barnett lounging in Pelosi’s office became “one of the best-known images of that day, symbolizing the rioters having wrested control of both the hallowed space and the political process from the nation’s elected leaders.”

Read the rest of the story at NBC News