Rioter Sobs As Teenage Son Testifies Against Him

Politico reports:

Prosecutors at the first criminal trial over the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, showcased their most compelling evidence on Thursday: testimony from defendant Guy Reffitt’s teenage son about his father’s radicalization in the months leading up to the historic attack.

Jackson Reffitt, 19, took the stand Thursday afternoon in the federal case against his father, who is facing five felony charges related to the Capitol riot. He repeatedly described “paranoia” that led him to report his father’s text messages to the FBI on Christmas Eve, about two weeks before the attack on the Capitol.

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