Police vow to 'hunt down every man and woman' who stormed US Capitol building

Investigations are underway to “hunt down every man and woman” who took part in the deadly storming of the US Capitol building.

Police and politicians vowed no one would escape justice after parts of America democracy’s home was destroyed by rioters.

Members of the mob have already begun to be identified many of whom have links to the wild conspiracy theorist website QAnon.

They include Jake Angeli who wore horns, a fur hat and face paint as he occupied the Senate dais moments after Vice President Mike Pence delivered his rebuke to Donald Trump.

The 32-year-old used to promote himself as a singer and actor but has more recently become a regular face at right-wing rallies while wearing his signature outfit.

Angeli likes to bill himself as the QAnon Shaman.

Another one identified is Richard 'Bigo' Barnett - a 60-year-old man who claims he will run for his Arkansas governor next year.

He describes himself as a white nationalist online and was pictured brazenly placing his feet on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desk in her office.

After entering her private room he said he “wrote [Pelosi] a nasty note, put my feet up on her desk and scratched my balls”.

Tim Gionet was another who took part in the storming of the building.

Known by his nickname of Baked Alaska he is described by the Southern Poverty Law Centre as a white nationalist who was involved in the far-right Charlottesville rally in 2017.

Even elected politicians were part of the mob.

Rick Saccone, who ran for a US House seat in 2018 and was once a state lawmaker in Pennsylvania, bragged on Facebook that “we are storming the Capitol” and that “our vanguard has broken through the barricades”. 

Another one taking part seen smiling as he made off with a lectern has been identified as Adam Johnson - a psychology graduate from Bradenton, Florida.

A police source told the Mirror: "There is so much fury over how so many were allowed to storm the building.

"It's not like officials didn't know they were coming.

"The police fuelled by some very angry politicians, are determined to hunt down every man and woman who entered the building and bring them to justice."

But despite more names coming out, the President’s staunchest allies claim the mob were not MAGA supporters, but instead were Antifa “masquerading" as the Trump’s backers.

Matt Gaetz, a Republican known for his devotion to the US leader, claimed there was "some pretty compelling evidence from a facial recognition company showing that some of the people who breached the Capitol today were not Trump supporters but were masquerading as Trump supporters, and in fact were members of the violent terrorist group Antifa.”




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