Horned QAnon nut poses in Senate and MAGA fan 'scratches his balls’ at Pelosi's desk as mob ransacks Congress
ONE of the mob which stormed the US Capitol has boasted how he "scratched his balls" while laying back in Nancy Pelosi's chair.
MAGA fan Richard 'Bigo' Barnett was pictured posing with his feet outrageously perched on the desk of the Speaker of the House.
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He was identified as a tattooed intruder seen dressed in a bizarre horned buffalo hat was named as a well-known QAnon fanatic and "shaman".
Barnett has now revealed how he really made himself at home while snooping through Pelosi's office.
The Trump fan – who boasts he will run for Arkansas governor in 2022 – claimed he "wrote a nasty note, put my feet up on her desk and scratched my balls."
A photo of the politician's desk later showed an ominous handwritten message which read "we will not back down."
Barnett was later seen outside the Capitol brandishing an envelope with the speaker’s letterhead which he claimed he had taken from her office.
However, he insisted he had not stolen it adding “I put a quarter on her desk”, reports the New York Times.
The 60 year old reportedly laughed as he told other protesters what he had done.
He claimed that he had just been knocking on the door of Pelosi's office when he was pushed in by the mob.
However, he apparently conceded his story sounded unlikely adding: “I’ll probably be telling them this is what happened all the way to the D.C. jail,”
Another standout figure at the outrageous protest was the man spotted parading through the halls of the Capitol in a fur hat.
He has now been named as a 32-year-old hardcore Trump supporter from Arizona who is said to be a familiar face at rallies and protests.
Part-time actor Jake Angeli – who was pictured screaming in the chamber and clutching a megaphone- also goes by the name of "QAnon Shaman".
He was at the front of a group of agitators who faced off with DC cops who desperately tried in vain to protect the establishment.
He later made his way into the Senate chamber where he was seen stood behind the dais in the Senate chamber where just moments earlier Vice President Mike Pence and Pelosi had been.
Angeli and others dressed variously as frontiersmen, bandits and soldiers as they forced their way into the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon.
He is said to be a fixture at the Arizona State Capitol building "shouting about various conspiracy theories, " reports Business Insider.
At least four people died and several others were seriously injured during a the siege on in Washington DC.
In the chaotic bloody scenes:
- Senators met to vote and certify the results of the election
- Protesters broke down fences outside the US Capitol and stormed the building and Capitol buildings were put on lockdown
- Vice President Mike Pence, followed by Senators, were evacuated
- A woman was shot among three others amid the violent scenes and was said to be in critical condition
- Trump told those that sieged the Capitol to "go home in peace"
- An IED was reportedly found on Capitol grounds
- The woman who was shot inside the Capitol was pronounced dead
- Members of Congress said they will continue to certify the election results on Wednesday night
Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building where bloody clashes erupted in Congress.
The violence erupted as rioters fought cops and pushed their way inside the building as members of Congress were meeting to vote and certify Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election.
It came moments after Trump addressed his supporters at a nearby rally.
"We're going to walk down to the Capitol," he told his supporters earlier on Wednesday.
"And we're gonna cheer on our brave senators and congressmen and women.
"And we're probably not going to be cheering, so much for some of them, because you'll never take back our country with weakness, you have to show strength and you have to be strong."
One woman who was shot by police during the confrontation later died in hospital.
Her husband has since identified her as Ashli Babbit, of San Diego, KUSI-TV reports.
Washington DC Police also confirmed that another three people, including an adult man and two adult women, died from "medical emergencies" related to the riots but no further details have yet been provided.
Babbit was an Air Force vet who had 14 years in the service and had completed four tours of duty.
Her husband called her a major President Trump supporter.
A graphic clip shared on social media showed Babbit bleeding from the neck after she was shot.
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