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A former firefighter charged in the Capitol riot took a bus organized by Turning Point USA to DC, filing says

Added 03-03-21 02:14:02am EST - “TPUSA founder Charlie Kirk has since-deleted tweets that promoted buses to DC as well as free hotel rooms in the Capitol for Trump supporters.” - Businessinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Businessinsider.com: “A former firefighter charged in the Capitol riot took a bus organized by Turning Point USA to DC, filing says”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A retired firefighter charged with assaulting Capitol police officers during the January 6 riot arrived in Washington DC by way of a bus organized by Turning Point USA, a recent court filing said. 

Robert Sanford, 55, was arrested on January 14 in Pennsylvania for allegedly throwing a fire extinguisher at Capitol police.

He spent 26 years with the Chester Fire Department in Chester, Pennsylvania before retiring last month. 

A number of charges have been filed against Sanford, including assaulting officers using a dangerous weapon.

According to the motion to reconsider detention filed by his lawyers last week, Sanford said he rode the Turning Point-sponsored bus with about 50 other people. 

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