A Capitol rioter who was turned in by his ex after he called her a ‘moron’ has pleaded guilty
Supporters of US President Donald Trump clash with the US Capitol police during a riot at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - ALEX EDELMAN/Getty Images North America/TNS

A Delaware County, Pennsylvania, man who was turned in by his ex-girlfriend after he called her a ‘moron’ for not believing the 2020 presidential election was stolen has become the latest Pennsylvanian to plead guilty to charges tied to the Capitol riot. Richard Michetti, 29, of Ridley Township, was arguing with his ex over text messages about his presence among the mob of pro-Trump supporters even as he dodged tear gas and rubber bullets to storm the building. “If you can’t see the election was stolen, you’re a moron,” he wrote in an exchange with her quoted in court filings. He added later: ...