Rioter Carrying Pelosi’s Podium in Viral Photo Gets Prison

The image of Adam Johnson smiling and waving as he carried Pelosi's podium went viral after the pro-Trump mob's attack on Jan. 6, 2021.

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FILE - This photo made available on Jan. 8, 2020 by the Pinellas County, Fla., Sheriff's Office shows Adam Johnson of Parrish, Fla. The Florida man was photographed carrying a lectern belonging to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office at the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
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A Florida man who grabbed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s podium and posed for photographs with it during the U.S. Capitol riot was sentenced on Friday to more than two months in prison. The image of Adam Johnson smiling and waving as he carried Pelosi’s podium went viral after the pro-Trump mob’s attack on Jan. 6, 2021. Johnson placed the podium in the center of the Capitol Rotunda, posed for pictures and pretended to make a…

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