A CAPITOL rioter threatened to shoot his own kids if they turned him in after the siege.
Guy Welsey Reffitt, 48, made the comments to his juvenile daughter and adult son, according to court documents seen by the New York Post.
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“If you turn me in, you’re a traitor and you know what happens to traitors … traitors get shot,” Reffitt allegedly told his children.
He was later tracked down by feds after footage arose of him at the Capitol on January 6, the outlet reported.
Reffitt was later arrested on January 15, and authorities found an AR-15 style rifle and a Smith and Wesson pistol, the outlet reported.
He is facing charges of obstruction of justice, the outlet reported.
Investigators also found a comment Reffitt previously posted on a website for a militia extremist group, the Texas Freedom Force, according to the FBI.
Politicians are on high alert after Trump supporters attacked the Capitol building on January 6.
At least five people died following the incident and dozens of protesters have been arrested and charged.
Fears of an "insider attack" on Joe Biden at his inauguration on Wednesday have led to enhanced vetting of National Guard troops.
Around 25,000 National Guard members are undergoing intense FBI screening as US defense officials admitted their concerns over assassination attempts by one of those tasked with protecting Biden on the day.
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said officials are conscious of the potential threat, and warned commanders to be on the lookout for any problems within their ranks as the inauguration approaches.
So far, however, he and other leaders say they have seen no evidence of any threats, and officials said the vetting hadn’t flagged any new issues.
The fears come just two days before President-elect Biden's inauguration on where he will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.
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