Capitol Riot Suspect Claims He’s Running For Congress

Boston’s NBC News affiliate reports:

A New Hampshire man facing charges for taking part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is now hoping to head back to Washington as a member of Congress. Jason Riddle said he is still working on the details of his campaign for office. “I guess, ‘Let’s get back to work,’ that’s going to be the slogan I go with,” he told NBC10 Boston on Sunday.

Riddle, from Keene, admitted in an interview with NBC10 Boston in the days after the attack, which left five people dead, that he entered the Capitol building and chugged from a bottle of wine he found in a Senate office. He provided NBC10 Boston photos and said he had no regrets about joining the mob that entered the Capitol.

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