According to Daily Wire, U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) arrested a group of staffers who work for CBS’s “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” late on Thursday night after they allegedly illegally entered an office building for the U.S. House of Representatives and were snooping around offices belonging to Republican Members.”
In total, nine individuals were arrested in the Longworth House Office Building after police told them to leave different buildings earlier in the day. Originally, the staffers were looking to conduct interviews related to the January 6 committee hearings.
“However, the group surfaced later that night after the Capitol complex was closed to the public Fox is told they took pictures and video around the offices of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Lauren Boebert (R-CO),” Fox News correspondent Chad Pergram tweeted. “They were unescorted and arrested and charged with illegal entry. They were arrested near Boebert’s office.”
The individuals arrested included Jake Plunkett, Allison Martinez, Tyrone Dean, Stephen Romond, Nicoletta Green, Brendan Hurley, Robert Smigel, Josh Comers, and David Feldman.
Fox News host Jesse Watters claimed in a segment that Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) let Colbert’s staff in the building.