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Woman Who Allegedly Posed With Pelosi’s Nameplate During Capitol Storming Is Charged

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Woman Who Allegedly Posed With Pelosi’s Nameplate During Capitol Storming Is Charged

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The woman who was spotted holding House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) nameplate during the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol has been charged. Emily Hernandez was spotted inside the Capitol holding the nameplate, according to an image published in a court filing from the FBI. At least three tipsters contacted the bureau after seeing the image broadcast by a news outlet. One recognized Hernandez through their association on social media. A high school friend of Hernandez told the FBI the photograph showed her. A different picture showed a woman the FBI says is Hernandez outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, holding the nameplate and an American flag. FBI agents found Hernandez posted a video to her Snapchat showing her inside the Capitol and holding the nameplate. They also received photos appearing to show Hernandez on the scene. The nameplate is estimated to cost $870 to replace. Hernandez was hit …

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