- A man charged in the Capitol riot said he took a bus organized by Turning Point USA to DC.
- Robert Sanford, 55, said he rode the bus with 50 other people.
- Turning Point USA is a conservative organization geared towards young people.
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A retired firefighter charged with assaulting Capitol police officers during the January 6 riot arrived in Washington DC by way of a bus organized by Turning Point USA, a recent court filing said.
Robert Sanford, 55, was arrested on January 14 in Pennsylvania for allegedly throwing a fire extinguisher at Capitol police.
He spent 26 years with the Chester Fire Department in Chester, Pennsylvania before retiring last month.
A number of charges have been filed against Sanford, including assaulting officers using a dangerous weapon.