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Jorge Riley biography: 13 things about US Capitol riot suspect from Sacramento, California

Jorge Aaron Riley is a Donald Trump supporter from California, United States. Here are 13 more things about Riley:

  1. He lives in Sacramento, California(a)
  2. He identifies as Iroquois, Blackfoot and German Jew. (b)
  3. From August 1995 to August 2003, he was a scout and infantryman in the U.S. Army. (c)
  4. In 1999, he went to Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, USA. (c)
  5. From 2004 to 2012, he studied accountancy at American River College in Sacramento. He was the school’s student body president from June 2009 to June 2010. (a) (c)
  6. He is a single father. He homeschooled his son. (b)
  7. In 2008, he became a delegate of California Republican Assembly. He became the assembly’s corresponding secretary in March 2015. (b)
  8. From August 2009 to December 2011, he studied forensic accounting at California State University, Sacramento. (c)
  9. From January 2011 to January 2013, he was the secretary of the Sacramento Republican Assembly. He became the assembly’s vice president in December 2013 and president in December 2015. (b)
  10. On January 5, 2021, he wrote on Facebook, “Do you really not get what is going to happen on the 6th? I absolutely am looking forward to that and NO MATTER WHAT THERE IS NOTHING THAT CAN STOP IT!!!!” (a)
  11. With black paint on his face and white feathers in his black braided hair and wearing a black leather jacket, he went to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., USA on January 6, 2021. That day, Trump’s supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. (d)
  12. At 4:00 p.m. on January 14, 2021, he resigned from his positions as the corresponding secretary of the California Republican Assembly and president of the Sacramento Republican Assembly. (e)
  13. A Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent filed a criminal complaint against him, which U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather signed on January 18, 2021. He was arrested on January 19, 2021 and was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail. He was 41 years old when he was arrested. (d) (f)


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