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Visitors to Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery gather around President Barack Obama, center, during his visit there Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2013, in Arlington, Va. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are buried in Section 60. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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