Captain Walker in the riots? On January 6, several hundred demonstrators stormed the Capitol in Washington. A few days before the inauguration of Joe Biden as 46th President of the United States, some supporters of Donald Trump invaded the building for long minutes. And on social networks, a photo specially made the buzz. On it, a rioter congratulating himself on having passed Chuck Norris in the crowd, photo in support of a man resembling the 80-year-old actor. Information that made the rounds of the American media, but was then denied by the main concerned. On his Twitter account, the comedian claimed that he was not present in the streets of the American capital on the day the Capitol was invaded. “I recently learned that a Chuck Norris double was seen during the riots at the Washington Capitol,” Chuck Norris justified.
“It wasn’t me. I wasn’t there. Violence has no place in society, added the legendary Walker Texas Ranger. I am and always will be on the side of law and order. . ” In the columns of the Guardian, his manager confirmed his words. “Chuck is on his ranch in Texas with his family,” Erik Kritzer told The Associated Press before adding that Chuck Norris was “much more handsome” than his doppelganger, seen outside the Capitol. In recent months, the actor has been very discreet on political issues. A few years ago, however, he made no secret of supporting Donald Trump, then the Republican candidate opposed to Hillary Clinton. In a column published on the WND site, he wrote: “There is no doubt that a non-vote for Trump is a vote for Hillary. Every person in the United States needs to reflect on their will. to vote for Hillary by staying home on Election Day. Because that’s exactly what she hopes for. I would like to encourage all Republicans, be they pro-establishment, moderates, liberals, conservatives, to unite for the good of the country “.
Saw this on my Facebook today. Chuck Norris was in DC proudly supporting Maga and Trump pic.twitter.com/KN40VrR7FJ
– scout (@scoutejwampler) January 6, 2021
I recently learned there was a Chuck Norris lookalike at the DC Capitol riots. It wasn’t me and I wasn’t there. There is no room for violence of any kind in our society. I am and always will be for Law and Order.Your friend, Chuck Norris pic.twitter.com/LruKwViWRL
– Chuck Norris (@chucknorris) January 12, 2021
Protesters tracked down by the authorities
Forced to deny his presence in the streets of Washington, Chuck Norris followed in the footsteps of the singer of Jamiroquai. After the publication of the photos of the rioters, and in particular of a man decked out in a suit, he spoke. “Some of you might think you saw me in Washington last night, but I wasn’t with all these weirdos. I love the headdress, but I’m not sure that’s the type of person with it. who I hang out, ”Jay Kay explained in a video shared on his Twitter account. During the riots, five people were killed including Brian Sicknick, a police officer and four protesters. Since the invasion of the building, the police have identified more than 170 people suspected of having participated in these ultra-violent demonstrations. In the coming months, the indictments could number in “hundreds”, as an official of the Ministry of Justice told AFP. Seventy people have so far been arrested and / or charged.
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