Authorities in Washington, D.C. said 41 people were arrested on Capitol grounds, where the U.S. Capitol building was breached on Jan. 6. Charges included unlawful entry and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to arrest data.

One person who was part of the crowd of protesters which breached the building is John Earle Sullivan.

Sullivan is a Black Lives Matter activist. He has admitted to media that he had in fact been part of the protest crowd that broke into the Capitol building on Jan. 6.

"Sullivan has not been charged with unlawful entry or any other charges that police say other people who entered the building face," The Epoch Times reported.

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