Photos are Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, January 6, 2021 in DC – NBC10 Philadelphia
In the photos that appeared this weekend, January 6, 2021 in Washington you can see one of the leading candidates in the tough primaries from the Republicans to the US Senate in Pennsylvania.
Katie Barnett, who in recent polls has gained momentum in a crowded field of seven candidates looking for a nomination in primaries May 17marching among crowds of supporters of former President Trump, including at least one member of a tough, far-right group called the Proud Boys, reports two photos that were checked by NBC News.
Barnett is the first U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania to be approved Jan. 6 in the Stop the Steal protests that eventually led to the uprising in the U.S. Capitol when Congress recognized President Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election two years ago . .
Republican primary candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, Doug Mastrian was also in Washington, D.C., to protest. Mastriana, a state senator from central Pennsylvania current favorite in the Republican nomination on tomorrow’s primary.
Barnett told NBC News that she was not involved in any of the violence that erupted at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
“Katie was in the District of Columbia to support President Trump and demand responsibility for the election. Any allegation that she participated in or supported the destruction of property is deliberately false. She has nothing to do with the Proud Boys,” NBC News reported.
The photos were first posted on Twitter by Chad Lauder.
Earlier it was reported that Barnett was present at the protests on January 6, and NBC10 asked Barnett about her involvement during an interview last month. This the full interview can be found at this link, and in the video player at the beginning of this story. A clip from the interview with her response to the protests is here:
Katie Barnett, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania at the May 17 primaries, spoke with NBC10 about her participation in the January 6, 2020 protests in Washington, DC.
About all the candidates, issues and important dates that voters in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware need to know NBC10 Decision 2022 page. You’ll find tools to help you navigate the by-elections, including when to vote and who will be on your ballots for the primaries and general election in November.