A man seen in the Capitol Building holding the Confederate flag during last week’s riots of supporters of President Donald Trump turned himself into authorities on Thursday.
Kevin Seafried and his son Hunter Seafred surrendered to Williamson’s US Marshal’s Office of the Delegate Thursday morning, after their alleged roles in the attack on the US Capitol Building last Wednesday, the FBI confirmed to NB News.
According to court documents, the FBI aired a picture of Kevin Seafred among the Trump crowd in Washington, D.C., after receiving a tip after Hunter Seafred was “bragging” about being in the Capitol last week. .
The FBI said a virtual appearance is scheduled between the two men on Thursday or Friday before a federal judge. NBC News was unable to contact Seefrieds through a phone number listed on public records.
According to the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, seafreds face violent entry and disorderly conduct if they intentionally enter or remain in any prohibited building or grounds on Seafall grounds and in any prohibited building or grounds. it happens.
According to charging documents, Kevin Seidfried admitted in a voluntary interview to investigators that he had brought the Confederate flag from his home to Delaware, where it is commonly displayed.
Investigators allege that video evidence showed Hunter Seaford helping break a window to reach the Capitol by taking out the broken glass.
“Kevin Seafried confirmed to law enforcement agents that Hunter Seafried was asked by an unknown person to assist in cleaning the window because Hunter Seafred was wearing gloves,” the document said.
The sight of the Confederate flag in Capitol’s hall raised alarm in particular for citizens and lawmakers due to its proximity to segregation, civil war and slavery.
Sen. Corey Booker, DNJ, crowded with the Confederacy attempting to sabotage the United States after the Senate re-worked last week after President-elect Joe Biden’s attack to authenticate Electoral College’s victory. On par
Booker said, “Our democracy is wounded, and I saw it when I saw the flag pictures of another group trying to challenge our nation.” What shall we do? How will we face this shame? How will we face this darkness for the second time in American history? “
Booker is currently one of only three Black senators in Congress.
Rape Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DNY also condemned the flag’s presence in the Capitol, noting that it did not enter the building even during the Civil War. Congressmen posted an Instagram video on Wednesday in which they elaborated on their experience during the Capitol riots, calling it a “tragedy of white supremacy” that some would see the country burning with equality for all.
“We will never back down, I’ll tell you now,” said Ocasio-Cortez. “We will never back down.” The only way to move forward is a multi-ethnic democracy that fights for the economic rights of all people and the civil rights of all people. Period.”
Federal officials have accused several people seen in videos and photos posted on social media during the Capitol riots, including two people who were seen with plastic zip tie-style restraints and a man who was seen by House Speaker Nancy Was putting his feet on Pelosi’s desk.
The FBI has a dedicated website, asking for information about their photos and a form for submitting tips.