Trump Official Arrested in Connection with U.S. Capitol Riot
Federico Klein, a former State Department aide in the Trump administration, has been arrested in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot of Jan. 6, reports POLITICO:
Klein, 42, was taken into custody in Virginia, said Samantha Shero, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Details on the charges against him were not immediately available.
Klein worked on Trump’s 2016 campaign and was then hired at the State Department.
As of last summer, he was listed in a federal directory as serving as a special assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs and was designated as a ‘Schedule C’ political appointee.