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Sacramento Republican Leader Forced To Resign After Involvement in US Capitol Siege
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January 15, 2021

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento Republican leader was forced to resign on Thursday after backlash following his involvement in the pro-Trump mob that stormed the nation’s Capitol on Jan. 6.

Jorge Riley, corresponding secretary of the California Republican Assembly and president of the Sacramento Republican Assembly, resigned from both positions Thursday afternoon. Photos and posts on his personal Facebook page document his participation in the siege.

The California Republican Assembly issued a press release condemning Riley’s actions, and said the CRA was not involved in the incident.

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