FBI arrests Cambria man for breaking into the capitol on Jan. 6

February 17, 2024


FBI agents arrested a Cambria man, who is a triple amputee, for allegedly breaking into the capitol on Jan. 6.

On Feb. 13, agents arrested 37-year-old Cameron Clapp for entering a restricted building and attempting to disrupt Congress. Multiple videos show Clapp inside the Capitol and walking the halls.

After receiving a tip that Clapp breached the Capitol, agents found a video Clapp made following the breach.

“I made it in but there’s—Nobody’s in, like everyone’s leaving,” Clapp says in the video. “So, I did my part. I’m… satisfied.”

At 15 years old, Clapp lost two legs and an arm after being hit by a train. He now works as a motivational speaker for children who have lost limbs.


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Many of these January 6 rioters/trespassers/insurrectionists admitted their crimes and plead guilty. Even they knew what they did was wrong and unjustified. Nevertheless we have people falsely claiming those admitted criminals are innocent. Why?

He picked the wrong crime… he should have stolen purses and I Phones and beat someone over the head in the process and he would not have been arrested…

Your equating the attack on OUR Capitol with the theft of purses, iPhones????

Another deflection, whataboutism from those that simply cannot come to grips with the reality of what MAGA extremists, under the instigation of Trump, did to OUR nation. Time to be a PATRIOT not a partisan. DUMP TRUMP

Mazin…His charge is for trespassing…. not attacking anything or anyone…

Walking into the U.S. Capitol through an open door guarded by U.S. Capitol Police and Cameron is charged with trespassing. That’s about on par or just slightly more serious than jaywalking.

“Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.”

Another mark. Another sad sucker.

Wow, I went to high school with this guy. He partied hard then. Looks like he still parties hard.

This is the guy who had a small part playing “management” in the HBO series Carnivale. Too bad he got mixed up with the troubles on January 6. I don’t call it an insurrection, but a riot with injuries, looting and property damage.

An insurrection would have been if they brought guns, killed every member of Congress they found and then seized the capitol building. This they did not do and clearly hadn’t planned to do.

Will the left call the truckers boycott of NYC that is supposed to begin next week an insurrection too or a constitutionally protected protest?

Perhaps you need to review Civics class. Or didn’t attend. In any case, the crowd committed insurrection by attempting to block the peaceful transfer of power, their stated goal, which is the bedrock of a Democracy. Other forms of protest, that do not directly affect the functions of higher government are not considered insurrections. But attempting to block the functions of Democracy itself, such as the confirmation of the will of the VOTERS of the United States, is, by definition, insurrection.

You seem to have that confused with an armed rebellion, which would have been met with much more deadly force. And to be clear, they did threaten to kill members of Congress. A working scaffold was in plain view as they ransacked offices, searching for our elected officials. Their failure appears to be mostly due to the protection of said members by LE that took several serious hits, some of them fatal.

You can call these things whatever you please, it will not change the weight of those crimes in the eyes of those entrusted with the enforcement of our Constitution, which is the law of this land. No thanks to the “let’s pretend” contingent.

Sounds a lot like Trump logic – you can only be guilty of insurrection after you have successfully overthrown the government thereby making yourself immune to being an insurrectionist.

Many of the defendants are charged with violating 18 U.S.C. 371 – Conspiracy to Defraud the United States. The word “defraud” in Section 371 not only applies to financial or

property loss through use of a scheme or artifice to defraud but also is designed and intended to protect the integrity of the United States and its agencies, programs and policies, such as the certifying of elections.

Others are charged with 18 U.S.C. 2384 – Seditious Conspiracy.

None are charged with 18 U.S.C. 2383 – Rebellion or Insurrection.

The rioters attempted to stop the lawful process of certifying an election and ultimately the peaceful transition of power.

They participated in a conspiracy of Fraud and Sedition.

Someone posted a definition of the word Insurrection from Merriam-Webster, which defines insurrection as, “an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government.”

They didn’t include that the dictionary also provides an ‘essential meaning’ of, “a usually violent attempt to take control of a government.”

The rioters were a mob, not a coordinated bunch of Insurrectionists. Calling them that gives them too much credit. If the only standard used for the word is “an act or issuance of revolting against civil authority” then anyone who attends a protest and who remains after a cop reads a dispersal order is guilty of insurrection. Are all those people who marched in SLO in 2020 for Black Lives Matter and who didn’t follow the dispersal order given to them when they stop freeway traffic Insurrectionists?

Finally here is a great article from NPR that about January 6 defendants. Funny, they about the charges and the events and never mention insurrection. They talk about rioters, looters, etc.


Webster’s, son. insurrection: an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government.

The three-hour long unruly tourist siege at the Capitol on Jan 6, 2021, did not involve “looting”, arson, extensive property damage, widespread violence, sustained civil unrest, revolution or sedition. In addition to the peaceful assembly & protest by tens of thousands, many hundreds did engage in removing barricades, trespassing, some rioting, attempted forcible entry through several doors and windows, and failure to comply with L.E. orders to disperse. Although both sides bear responsibility for the dark events of the day, by far the greatest escalation of violence was due to Capitol Police firing high velocity, non-lethal, pepper projectiles & 40mm Flashbangs indiscriminately into the crowd and when Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd murdered Ashli Babbitt. With the exception of her unwarranted & unnecessary shooting, the afternoon of Jan 6 was a “mostly peaceful” riot when judged by any standards traditionally used by the Left and the Mainstream Media as applied to all of their riots and cases of civil unrest in the past 60 years.

It is justifiable to cite the many mistakes and the abundance of blame on both sides in what only can be described as an outrageous and epic Cluster Foxtrot at the Capitol that afternoon. Fortunately, once inside the Capitol the vast majority of the mob displayed reasonable respect and decorum, and the Capitol Police were thus able to overcome their organizational incompetence, gain control of the scene, and restore ordered to the Capitol grounds by sometime after 4 p.m. as the crowds dispersed. The Senate resumed their deliberation, and the Electoral College votes were tallied.

And the guys that took dumps in the hallways?

Only reported by Rachel Maddow, so it didn’t happen.

Not only reported by just about everyone OUT HERE, but the genius left behind physical evidence full of his own DNA and little MAGA corn and peanut bits.

”Many people were injured, including 174 police officers. Four officers who responded to the attack died by suicide within seven months. As of July 7, 2022, damages caused by attackers exceed $2.7 million”


”In the 37 months since Jan. 6, 2021, more than 1,313 individuals have been charged in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the U.S. Capitol, including more than 469 individuals charged with assaulting or impeding law enforcement, a felony. The investigation remains ongoing.”