Jury convicts man who propped his feet on desk in Pelosi’s office on Jan. 6

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By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Arkansas man who famously was photographed putting his feet up on a desk inside then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol was convicted on eight counts by a Washington jury on Monday, the Justice Department said. The guilty verdict against Richard “Bigo” Barnett came just a few days after he took the stand in his own defense – a risky move that has sometimes backfired for other defendants charged in connection with the Capitol riot. Barnett, 62, of Gravette, Ark., was among one of the earliest people …

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