Cowboys for Trump Leader Arrested Over US Capitol Riot
A New Mexico county official and founder of the group Cowboys for Trump has been arrested by the FBI.
- Published 17 January 2021
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico county official and founder of the group Cowboys for Trump who had vowed to return to Washington after last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol to place a flag on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk has been arrested Sunday by the FBI. Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin was arrested on charges of illegally entering the U.S. Capitol. According to court documents, Griffin told investigators that he was…