‘THIS IS ME’: Rioters Flaunt Involvement in Capitol Siege
In dozens of cases, supporters of President Donald Trump downright flaunted their activity on social media on the day of the deadly insurrection.
- Published 25 January 2021
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) — These suspects weren’t exactly in hiding. “THIS IS ME,” one man posted on Instagram with a hand emoji pointing to himself in a picture of the violent mob descending on the U.S. Capitol. “Sooo we’ve stormed Capitol Hill lol,” one woman texted someone while inside the building. “I just wanted to incriminate myself a little lol,” another wrote on Facebook about a selfie he took inside during the Jan. 6 riot. In…