Man with Confederate flag in Capitol arrested

Of the many disturbing images to emerge from last week's deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol - a few standout.

One of them - a man carrying a Confederate flag through the halls of Congress.

On Thursday, the DOJ confirmed the arrest of Kevin Seefried - who they say is the man seen waving the symbol of the confederacy - an emblem now embraced by white supremacists.

Seefried - who's from Delaware - was arrested with his son Hunter, who was seen on video punching out a glass window in the Capitol complex.

Also arrested - a retired firefighter suspected of throwing a fire extinguisher at police during last week's mob attack.

That man - identified as 55-year-old Robert Sanford - is facing charges of unlawful entry, civil disorder and assaulting, resisting or impeding police. A judge on Thursday ordered him to be detained pending trial.

Many of those arrested so far were captured on social media bragging about taking part in the deadly riot - one that led to the second impeachment of President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting an insurrection.

And now lawmakers want to know if the rioters had inside help.

More than 30 House Democrats, including Mikie (Mikey) Sherril, are asking Capitol Police and the acting sergeants-at-arms for visitor logs… and any other information… to determine who was in the building the day before the attack.

SHERRIL: "Those members of Congress who had groups coming through the Capitol who I saw on January 5 - a reconnaissance for the next day - I'm going to see that they are held accountable."

Sherril, who has accused Republicans of inciting the Trump mob, said she saw colleagues leading tour groups the day before the attack.

The FBI, meanwhile, is combing through more than one hundred thousand videos and photographs to identify as many suspects as it can.

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- Of the many disturbing images to emerge from last week's deadly storming of the US Capitol, a few stand out. One of them, a man carrying a Confederate flag through the halls of Congress. On Thursday, the DOJ confirmed the arrest of Kevin Seefried, who they say is the man seen waving the symbol of the Confederacy, an emblem now embraced by white supremacists. Seefried, who's from Delaware, was arrested with his son, Hunter, who was seen on video punching out a glass window in the Capitol complex.

Also arrested, a retired firefighter suspected of throwing a fire extinguisher at police during last week's mob attack. That man, identified as 55-year-old Robert Sanford, is facing charges of unlawful entry, civil disorder, and assaulting, resisting, or impeding police. A judge on Thursday ordered him to be detained, pending trial.

Many of those arrested so far were captured on social media bragging about taking part in the deadly riots, one that led to the second impeachment of President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting an insurrection.

And now lawmakers want to know if the rioters had inside help. More than 30 House Democrats, including Mikie Sherrill, are asking Capitol Police and the acting sergeants at arms for visitor logs and any other information to determine who was in the building the day before the attack.

MIKIE SHERRILL: Those members of Congress who had groups coming through the Capitol that I saw on January 5, a reconnaissance for the next day-- I'm going to see that they're held accountable.

- Sherrill, who has accused Republicans of inciting the Trump mob, said she saw colleagues leading tour groups the day before the attack. The FBI, meanwhile, is combing through more than 100,000 videos and photographs to identify as many suspects as it can.