US Senate hears testimony on Capitol riot: ‘These criminals came prepared for war’ – live

7.10pm GMT

A man who surrendered to the FBI in New York yesterday in connection with the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol and attacking Capitol Police with a piece of pipe is reportedly a retired New York Police Department officer.

NBC reported that the man, Thomas Webster, has previously been assigned to security teams guarding New York’s council headquarters at City Hall, downtown, and the city mayor’s official resident, uptown, Gracie Mansion, law enforcement officials with direct knowledge of the investigation told News 4 today.

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6.40pm GMT

South Dakota’s Republican and staunchly pro-Trump governor, Kristi Noem, has today called on the state’s attorney general to resign as he faces misdemeanor charges for striking and killing a man with his car last year.

Jason Ravnsborg, the state’s top law enforcement officer, has indicated he will not step down while he waits for the case against him to proceed.

Prosecutors have charged him with three misdemeanors but no felonies in the September death of 55-year-old Joseph Boever.

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