Nine ‘associates’ of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert are ARRESTED at the House of Representatives for unlawful entry ‘after Adam Schiff let them in’

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A group of people ‘associated’ with ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ were arrested Thursday night on charges of illegal entry to congressional offices in Washington DC.

Among them is Robert Smigel, best known for his character Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Smigel is a frequent guest on Colbert’s CBS show.

According to Fox News’ Chad Pergram, the group was attempting to film and take pictures around the offices House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Lauren Boebert.

The group had earlier been attempting to get interviews in the Cannon House Office Building but were removed due to a lack of proper press credentials.

Citing a congressional source, Fox News Jesse Watters said on a broadcast that the group gained access to the building from Democratic congressmen Rep. Adam Schiff of California and Rep. Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts.

The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack public hearings have featured heavily on Colbert’s show in recent days.

According to Fox News’ Chad Pergram, the group was attempting to film and take pictures around the offices House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Rep. Lauren Boebert.

The group had earlier been attempting to get interviews in the Cannon House Office Building but were removed due to a lack of proper press credentials.

Citing a congressional source, Fox News Jesse Watters said on a broadcast that the group gained access to the building from Democratic congressmen Rep. Adam Schiff of California and Rep. Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts.

The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack public hearings have featured heavily on Colbert’s show in recent days.

The others were named as Jake Plunkett, Allison Martinez, Tyrone Dean, Stephen Romond, Nicoletta Green, Brendan Hurley, Josh Comers and David Feldman.

According to a statement from capitol police: ‘On June 16, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) received a call for a disturbance in the Longworth House Office Building.’

‘Responding officers observed seven individuals, unescorted and without Congressional ID, in a sixth-floor hallway.’

The statement continued: ‘The building was closed to visitors, and these individuals were determined to be a part of a group that had been directed by the USCP to leave the building earlier in the day.’

‘They were charged with Unlawful Entry. This is an active criminal investigation, and may result in additional criminal charges after consultation with the U.S. Attorney.’

 

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