Two Pennsylvania women were arrested Friday for their alleged part in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot, due in part to video evidence that had one of them proclaiming, “We broke into the Capitol…we got inside, we did our part” and “we were looking for Nancy to shoot her in the friggin’ brain but we didn’t find her.” Nancy, in this case, appears to be Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), third in line to the presidency.

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According to a Bucks County Courier Times report, Dawn Bancroft and Diana Santos-Smith appeared in a selfie video that the FBI learned about on Jan. 12.

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Huffington Post DOJ reporter Ryan J. Reilly had an illuminating Twitter thread on the arrests.

It appears that Santos-Smith didn’t help her cause, as Reilly noted she “allegedly lied to FBI agents on the day that President Biden was inaugurated, claiming she didn’t enter the Capitol. Then, after agents showed her video of her inside the Capitol, she admitted she lied.”

Reilly piled on Santos-Smith, tweeting, “Here’s a line that’ll make a defense lawyer cry,” before highlighting a section of the court document where Santos-Smith, “after seeing Bancroft enter the [Capitol] building … knew they should not be going inside the building.”

Reilly also appeared to make a notable inference, writing that “The FBI, in a departure from normal practice, says basically nothing about the source that sent them the ‘selfie’ video of the pair inside the Capitol,” pairing that with the observation that “Bancroft sent her kids video of the pair inside the Capitol, and then told them to delete it.”

Regardless of what happens in court, there is already one consequence for Bancroft. Up until Jan. 30, she was the owner of Cross Fit Sine Pari. But as the Morning Chalkup reported, her gym lost its affiliation with Cross Fit LLC after the company reached out to her about the allegations and she didn’t deny them.

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*First Published: February 1, 2021, 12:42 pm