Trump rioter accused of stealing Pelosi’s laptop blames ex-boyfriend for ‘overstated’ accusations

A lawyer for the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, woman accused of stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the Capitol riot told a judge Thursday her client was not fleeing from authorities when she left her home, changed her phone number and shut down her social media accounts after being identified by the FBI. Instead, Riley Williams was seeking to escape what her attorney Lori J. Ulrich described as an abusive relationship with the ex-boyfriend who had focused investigators attention in her direction. “His accusations are overstated," Ulrich told U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson...

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