Richard “Bigo” Barnett speaks out on his time in jail

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The man captured in the now infamous photo putting his feet on a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the U.S. Capitol insurrection is among a growing number of Jan. 6 defendants complaining about D.C.’s jail.

Richard “Bigo” Barnett, of Arkansas, is one of dozens of insurrection defendants who was detained in the D.C. jail.

He spent three months inside awaiting hearings and was released a few weeks ago, but told News4 he wanted to speak out about what life is like inside the jail.

Read the full story on NBC4 Washington’s website.

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