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A MAGA supporter who ransacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Capitol Hill office has been arrested.

A viral photo showed MAGA supporter Richard Barnett with his feet propped up on Pelosi's desk in her office inside the Capitol building during rioting in Washington, DC on Wednesday.

According to The Washington Free Beacon, Barnett, 60, was arrested at his home in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Friday.

He was charged with entering and remaining on restricted grounds, violent entry and theft of public property.

Barnett was among a group of protesters who entered the Capitol building and ransacked Pelosi's office, breaking picture frames, and scrawling messages on her desk.

Barnett is one of 26 protesters wanted for rioting in the U.S. Capitol that left 5 people dead, including Ashli Babbitt, a 14-year U.S. Air Force veteran who was shot in the neck by a DC police officer. The officer, who has not been identified, has been placed on leave.

Just days before the DC protests, someone spray-painted messages on the garage door of Pelosi's San Francisco home.

Vandals also left a severed pig's head on her driveway in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.

Police responded to a 911 call of a disturbance at the property at 2 a.m. in the city's wealthy Pacific Heights neighborhood. The graffiti read: "CANCEL RENT! WE WANT EVERYTHING."

Protesters also hit the Kentucky home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and spray-painted his garage door with the words: "WERES MY MONEY [sic]," and "MITCH KILLS THE POOR."

The vandalism occurred hours after McConnell refused to pass a bill for $2,000 Covid-19 stimulus checks.

Also on Friday, MAGA supporters mobbed South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham as he arrived at Ronald Reagan Airport in Washington, DC.


 

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Police have arrested one of the juveniles seen in viral videos attacking a BMW on a Manhattan street this week.

Video footage shows dozens of teens surrounding the vehicle, kicking the car and punching the windows as the driver's frantic mother called 911 while screaming, "We're going to die!

The 70-year-old woman and her son had just dropped off a donation to a nonprofit organization that benefits Black Lives Matter when the attack happened.

Max Torgovnick told the NY Post he and his mother were headed to his father's neurology office on Fifth Avenue when his BMW was surrounded by a pack of 50 teenagers on BMX bicycles -- Christmas gifts from a nonprofit organization.

Torgovnick said he was worried the teens would smash out his car windows, get inside the car and pull them out.

According to the NY Post, the juvenile detainee, who lives in Queens, is being charged with vandalism to Torgovnick's car and other misdemeanors.

More arrests are expected.

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A bust created in honor of slain Louisville resident Breonna Taylor was smashed and vandalized, presumably by Black Lives Matter protesters, in downtown Oakland, California over the weekend.

Police are investigating the act of vandalism and vowed to get even with whoever smashed the bust in protest of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was shot to death by three undercover cops who served a wrong house warrant on Taylor's Louisville apartment in March.

The ceramic bust, installed 2 weeks ago, was painted brown and featured the words "Say Her Name Breonna Taylor."

The artist, Leo Carson, expressed his disappointment and said the vandalism felt like a personal attack on himself and Taylor.

"At first I was stunned and shocked and hurt and angry," said Carson, an unemployed waiter. "Just a whole flood of emotions. It felt like I was personally attacked and also they attacked Breonna Taylor and the BLM movement."

Carson, who was among those demonstrating in the streets prior to the November 3 presidential elections, spent the next 6 weeks creating the sculpture.

"I was able to take that time and practice and training I have as an artist and put that into service of something much bigger than myself that's happening," Carson said.

Carson created a GoFundMe page to help defray the cost of repairing the bust.

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A Black family in a Dallas suburb want answers after their two cars were set ablaze and vandals spray painted "Trump 20" on their garage door.

The family believes the vandals struck because of a Black Lives Matter sign in front of their home.

"It's definitely a hate crime," Jayla Gipson, 36, told NBC News. She said that her 21-year-old son initially smelled smoke from the burning cars around midnight on Wednesday. "'Trump 2020' was sprayed on our garage, our 'Black Lives Matter' sign was spray-painted, and our cars were engulfed in flames."

"Had that sign not been in my yard, I don't think this would have ever been an incident for us," she said.

Gipson told reporters, "My life does matter, and regardless of how anyone feels or what their beliefs or opinions is — it's something that I'm voicing to the universe. Black Lives Matter."

An investigation is underway, but police have no suspects. The vandalism is not considered a police priority because it's a property crime. And similar hate crimes were determined to be hoaxes committed by the 'victims' themselves.

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An 89-year-old woman's home in south Minneapolis has been targeted by a vandal for the 9th time since March.

Someone broke out windows on the first floor of Frances Mosley's home just after 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, her son, Sean Mosley, told Fox 9 News.

Fox 9 News first reported this story in early November, after the sixth incident of vandalism at Mosley's home. The vandal broke windows behind Mosley's home on Thanksgiving morning and two more times since then.

"I don't really feel secure here," said Mosley, who lived in her home for over 50 years. Mosley is one of two Black families in the area.

Her son, Sean, installed security cameras, flood lights and an alarm. But the vandalism continues.

"I mean, it's just ridiculous. It's beyond belief," Sean told Fox 9. "You'd think, what kind of person, what kind of deviant mind would think about doing this on Thanksgiving morning."

Minneapolis Police Department spokesperson John Elder said the suspect wore dark clothing, a black ski mask and gloves. He placed tape over the tag on his tan or brown Ford Taurus.

Police say the vandalism is not a top priority because it is a misdemeanor property crime.

Sean believes the vandalism is the work of two people. "It's very well planned, well thought out. They're casing the place. They're making sure that it's okay to strike."

Sean said he plans to put up fences around the home. "We're going to do whatever it takes to get this person stopped," he said.

A GofundMe account has raised over $10,000 to repair the damage caused by the vandals.
 

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Someone vandalized Nipsey Hussle's Marathon clothing store in a strip mall the rapper previously owned in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

A Twitter user uploaded video of the destruction with a caption threatening the lives of whoever did the damage:

"A niggh bet not find out who did this shit... bitch ass nigghs something awful gone happen to Yu!! Long Live The Great @NipseyHussle shit fucced up cuz, love u bro [sic]."

The same user uploaded a second video that shows a group of volunteers sweeping up the shattered glass outside the store.

Vandals also hit the T-Mobile store next-door to Marathon Clothing, and other stores were hit as well.

Nipsey, real name Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was shot and killed near the doorway to his store in 2019. He used his rap revenue to open the shop in his childhood neighborhood of Crenshaw in 2017.

There is still no word on why the vandals hit the most famous strip mall in South Central.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio is under fire from Black Lives Matter activists for not cleaning up the defaced Black Lives Matter logo in front of Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan.

The NY Post reports New Yorkers are blaming the "pathetic" mayor for ignoring the paint-splattered mural on Fifth Avenue a week after a vandal was arrested.

Mark-David Hutt, 31, was arrested twice for pouring paint on the large yellow logo just after 5 p.m. on July 25, and again the next morning before 10 a.m.

Hutt was issued desk appearance tickets on both days. But the paint remains dried on the logo after one week.

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Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa told The NY Post the mayor and City Hall don't seem to care about the logo now that the cameras are gone.

"It's been a full week and I asked the cops why the DOT hasn't repaired the BLM paint job," Sliwa told The Post. "They said City Hall doesn't seem to care any longer about this BLM logo. The mayor seems to have ADD on this matter, like he does most matters in NYC."

A police source told The Post that the BLM logo is no longer "the flavor of the month".

"That's what makes him a horrible mayor. Black Lives Matter isn't the flavor of the month anymore. Very short attention span, we know that already. It's just a waste of taxpayer dollars in the first place. You got between five and 15 cops sitting out there on overtime watching that stupid s--t and shootings are piling up. They're there to protect the mural, and obviously they're not doing a good job of that."

Matthew Martin, 30, called it "pretty disappointing" that the city hasn't cleaned up the logo, "considering this is probably the most notable Black Lives Matter mural in the country."

Martin said, "Leaving it like this for a week is pretty pathetic, honestly, and is a pretty good indicator of the kind of leader the mayor is."

A spokesman for de Blasio's office told The Post "inclement weather" on Friday was to blame for the delay in removing the paint and said the city Department of Transportation should be removing it on Monday.

The spokesman said the city's DOT "were doing some similar work out in Queens on Thursday."

Mayor de Blasio helped paint the movement's slogan on Fifth Avenue and on Jamaica Avenue near 150th Street in the Queens borough of NYC.

Both logos were vandalized by anti-BLM protesters.

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2 Chainz's business partner Mychel "Snoop" Dillard called out white business owners for vandalizing Crave, the only Black-owned restaurant on Euclid Avenue in Atlanta's Little 5 Points.

In a post on Instagram.com, Dillard posted photos of the vandalism and issued a warning to her neighbors on Atlanta's East Side:

"Being a business owner during these times is super challenging. Every time I lay down and get up it’s SOMETHING but I can’t complain cause Im super blessed ?? Now I will say I KNOW no one BLACK did this to me I’m too respected in these streets. I know one of my white neighbors that don’t like my business being in LITTLE 5 POINTS did this shit especially since my business was the ONLY ONE ON THE BLOCK VANDALIZED. Just don’t let me find out Who You Are and if you think some broken glass gone stop me YOU GOT ME FUCKED UP!!!! We still open today ain't nobody tripping off no little glass......"

Dillard and rapper 2 Chainz own several establishments in Atlanta.
 


 

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NBA star J.R. Smith posted a video online explaining why he beat up an ANTIFA member who vandalized his car during the George Floyd protests in California.

"I just want y'all to know right now before you all see this sh*t somewhere else. One of these little motherf*cking white boys didn't know where he was going and broke my f*cking window in my truck," Smith explained in a video.

Smith said he chased the vandal down and "whooped his a**."

"So, if the footage come out and y'all see it, I chased him down and whooped his ass. He broke my window. This ain't no hate crime. I ain't got no problem with anybody who doesn't have a problem with me. There's a problem with the motherf*cking system and that's it. That motherf*cker broke my window and I whooped his ass. He didn't know whose window he broke, and he got his ass whooped."

Fan reaction was mixed. One IG user wrote:

"How you feel stupid but still got the video up .take that sht down and make an apology video. You got millions and your car is insured .how dumb can you become."

ANTIFA members have been accused of using the tragedy of Floyd's death to cause havoc and chaos and disrupt the American way of life.

The anti-fascist group is reportedly funded by Hungarian-born globalist George Soros, who has homes in the United States and Europe.
 

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin shows anger and a lack of remorse in his mugshot released hours after he was arrested and charged in George Floyd's death.

Floyd, 46, died Monday after Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly 9 minutes following his an arrest for passing a counterfeit $20 bill at a grocery store.

Viral video showed Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck as he begged for air and bystanders pleaded with him to stop.

Chauvin, 44, was charged Friday with 3rd degree murder and manslaughter on day 4 of rioting and looting in south Minneapolis.

The charges carry a sentence of no more than 25 years or a fine of no more than $40,000, or both.

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Despite Chauvin's arrest, violent protests spread to cities in California, New York, Maryland, and Georgia.

Rioters destroyed CNN's headquarters in downtown Atlanta, breaking glass, throwing bottles and setting a police car on fire outside the building.

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Police in riot gear clashed with rioters inside the CNN building as protesters destroyed the interior.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms angrily addressed the rioters at a press conference Friday night.

"You have defaced the CNN building. Ted Turner started CNN in Atlanta, 40 years ago because he believed in who we are as a city," she said. "If you care about this city, then go home!"

Protesters said the riots will continue until three other officers who were at the scene of Floyd's murder are arrested.

Rapper and entrepreneur Killer Mike rebuked CNN for inciting riots with their news coverage.

"I love CNN — but karma's a mother... Stop feeding fear & anger everyday," he said.