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Rasha Abual-Ragheb biography: 13 things about Donald Trump supporter from Fairfield, New Jersey

Rasha N. Abual-Ragheb
Rasha N. Abual-Ragheb

Rasha N. Abual-Ragheb is a Lebanese-American woman from New Jersey, United States. Born in Lebanon, she was a child when she fled to Jordan due to the civil war in Lebanon.

Abual-Ragheb also goes by Rasha Abu. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. She lives in Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey. (a)
  2. In 2000, she moved to the U.S. (a)
  3. On May 22, 2020, she attended a rally at Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, Camden County, New Jersey when its owners opened in defiance of 56th New Jersey governor Phil Murphy‘s emergency orders due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (b)
  4. She is a Donald Trump supporter. In July 2020, she attended a rally for him in Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey. (a) (c)
  5. She is a member of the New Jersey chapter of the American Patriot 3%, known as the Three Percenters. In November 2020, she participated in Facebook and Telegram group chats involving the far-right, anti-government militia movement. In the same month, she was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. On November 7, 2020, she attended a rally at Trump National Golf Club, a private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. During the rally, she said, “It’s not about Democrats and it’s not about Republicans. It’s about democracy. We lost our democracy. We live in the land of the free. We have zero democracy.” (a) (b)
  6. On December 29, 2020, she wrote on Facebook, “The Storm IS UPON Us get ready Patriots.” (a)
  7. On January 6, 2021, she checked into the Kimpton George Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA before going to the U.S. Capitol building. 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. (a)
  8. On January 7, 2021, she left Washington, D.C. (a)
  9. An FBI special agent filed a criminal complaint against her, which was signed by U.S. Magistrate Judge Robin M. Meriweather on January 17, 2021. (a)
  10. On January 19, 2021, she was arrested in New Jersey. For her participation in the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, she was charged with entering and remaining in a restricted building, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building, violent entry and disorderly conduct in a U.S. Capitol building and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a U.S. Capitol building. (a)
  11. She was 40 years old was arrested on January 19, 2021. (d)
  12. On August 23, 2021, she pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or picketing in the U.S. Capitol. (d)
  13. Her sentencing is scheduled for November 9, 2021. (d)

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(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.

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