Congressman Says Staffer Was Attacked Near U.S. Capitol

(Washington, DC) — Minnesota Congressman Brad Finstad says one of his staff members was attacked at gunpoint near the U.S. Capitol. The Republican said the staffer was walking home from the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on Wednesday when the attack happened. Two man in black hoodies shoved him to the ground, pointed a gun at him, and demanded his belongings, according to D.C. Metro Police. Finstad took to Twitter to criticize what he calls “soft-on-crime policies” that “empower criminal behavior.” He also confirmed that the staffer’s injuries were minor.

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