Pelosi Office Squatter Thought Putting Feet Up Was ‘Funny,’ Now Regrets

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At a glance

  • An Arkansas man who was photographed on Jan. 6, 2021, with his feet on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office took the witness stand at his criminal trial Thursday and said he regretted his actions during the attack on the Capitol.
  • “I shouldn’t have put my feet on the desk,” Richard “Bigo” Barnett told jurors as he testified in his own defense on riot-related felony charges. “At the time I thought it was funny,” he said, but now it just seems “crass.”

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