Megan Rapinoe: 'A White Supremacy Mob' Attacked the Capitol

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Megan Rapinoe, outspoken Trump critic and captain of the U. S. women’s soccer team, said on Tuesday that the people who surged into the U.S. Capitol on January 6 were a “white supremacy mob.”

She called the attack, which included the death of a Capitol Police officer and multiple Trump supporters (one from a gunshot, three from medical emergencies) “a huge stain on the country.”

Rapinoe, who has returned to U. S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) duty for the first time in nearly a year, spoke to reporters at length about the insurrection on January 6 that saw a pro-Trump mob force its way into the Capitol. In the wake of the deadly riots, criminal defendants have been rounded up across the country, with some accused of bringing weapons and bombs to Capitol Hil... (Read more)