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Texas man sentenced to 366 days in prison for role in US capitol breach

Washington, June 11 (UNI/Sputnik) The US sentenced 24-year-old Texan Nolan Cooke to just over a year in prison on charges of helping lead the attack against the US Capitol on January 6, the Justice Department said in a press release.
"A Texas man was sentenced today to one year and one day in prison on a felony charge stemming from his actions during the breach of the US Capitol on Jan 6, 2021," the release said on Friday.
Cooke, the release added, helped lead the charge breaking through the police lines and fought with officers, although the government does not have evidence he entered the building.
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