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Federico Guillermo Klein biography: 13 things about Donald Trump appointee from Virginia

Federico Guillermo Klein

Federico Guillermo Klein

Federico “Freddie” Guillermo Klein is from Annandale, Virginia, United States. He served as a U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) service member in Iraq, according to his mother Cecilia Klein, a retired trade official and economist.

From January 2017 to January 2021, Freddie served as one of the appointees of 45th U.S. president Donald Trump. Here are 13 more things about the former:

  1. From 1997 to 2002, he attended George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science. He was a member of the university’s rugby football club and Alpha Phi Omega fraternity. (a)
  2. He served as a campaign volunteer coordinator for John McCain and Sarah Palin in 2008, Frank Fannon in 2009, Dave Nutter in 2011, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in 2012, Ken Cuccinelli in 2013 and Dan Donovan in 2015. (a)
  3. From February 2012 to January 2015, he served as a legislative aide in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia. (a)
  4. In May 2013, served as a Republican state convention delegate in Virginia for the 11th Congressional District. (a)
  5. From August 2014 to July 2019, he held a top-secret clearance from the U.S. Department of Defense. It was renewed in 2019. (a) (b) (c)
  6. From June 2015 to August 2015, he did unpaid volunteer work as a researcher for the conservative Family Research Council. (a) (b)
  7. In 2016, he worked as a tech analyst on Trump’s presidential campaign. (b)
  8. On January 22, 2017, he was appointed to the U.S. State Department as a staff assistant with Trump’s transition team. He was transferred to the office that handles Freedom of Information Act requests after working in the department’s Office of Brazilian and Southern Cone Affairs. (b) (d)
  9. Wearing a red Make America Great Again hat, a green jacket, a blue dress shirt and dark dress pants, 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 Bidens victory in the 2020 presidential election. Later that day, he changed into a red USMC hat. (b) (d)
  10. Designated as a Schedule C political appointee, he served as a special assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. He resigned on January 21, 2021. (b)
  11. On March 4, 2021, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested him in Virginia. He was he was held overnight at the central cell block at Metropolitan Police Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He was 42 years old when he was arrested that day. He is the first appointee of Trump arrested in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (b) 
  12. On March 5, 2021, he made his first court appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui. He told the judge, “I’m wondering if there’s a place I could stay in detention where I don’t have cockroaches crawling over me while I’m trying to sleep. I haven’t really slept all that much, your Honor. It would be nice if between now and Tuesday I could sleep in a place where there are not cockroaches all over.” (b)
  13. Faruqui gave him enough time to find a lawyer and set a bail hearing for March 9, 2021. (b)

 

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)

SOURCES:

 

If you have information about someone who participated in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, call 1-800-CALL-FBI. You may also submit relevant photos and videos to the FBI.

3 replies »

  1. Good Lord above the guy is clean and they are going to do a job on him like they did others. Evil pure evil these Commicraps.

    “He served as a campaign volunteer coordinator for John McCain and Sarah Palin in 2008, Frank Fannon in 2009, Dave Nutter in 2011, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in 2012, Ken Cuccinelli in 2013 and Dan Donovan in 2015. (a)”

    So he worked for all these people and sad he is being abused because he is affiliated with the Trump people. Wow.

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