Adam Schiff’s cronies snuck in Stephen Colbert’s staff to the U.S. Capitol and facilitated unauthorized reconnaissance tours of GOP offices.
Barely a peep from the mainstream media.
— House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) June 18, 2022
Why was @StephenAtHome’s staff breaking federal law and at my office last night?
Was this an illegal reconnaissance tour or a full on insurrection?
Did they go in? Did Stephen fund this? Is he being charged?
I’m demanding answers.
— Rep. Lauren Boebert (@RepBoebert) June 18, 2022
The Capitol Police are not amused, and while the trespassers won’t be prosecuted for insurrection, how about “unlawful entry,” as several hundred Jan. 6 rioters are being charged with and are still in jail?
Capitol police said they were changed with “unlawful entry” and that “this is an active criminal investigation, and may result in additional criminal charges after consultation with the US Attorney,” Fox News reported.
Some conservatives online were quick to draw comparisons to the Jan. 6 riot itself. Fox News host Tucker Carlson noted many of those who stormed the Capitol that day had themselves been charged with unlawful entry, and are now facing serious jail time.
“Stephen Colbert’s producers just committed insurrection at the US Capitol,” he said.
Stephen Colbert's producers just committed insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. pic.twitter.com/8lHkIcCYld
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) June 18, 2022
Fox News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram says the Colbert staffers were lurking around the Cannon Office Building but were told to leave for not having the proper credentials.
4) However, the group surfaced later that night after the Capitol complex was closed to the public Fox is told they took pictures and video around the offices of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Lauren Boebert (R-CO).
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) June 17, 2022