A Marine who got a highly sensitive intelligence job after participating in the Jan. 6 attack was charged after admitting to his role in the riot during a security clearance interview

Micah Coomer, Joshua Abate, and Dodge Dale Hellonen were captured on security footage inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, prosecutors said.
Three active-duty Marines were arrested and charged on Jan. 6 charges last month.
All three held intelligence roles even after their alleged participation in the deadly Capitol attack.
The men face four counts each related to the siege.

Prosecutors arrested an active-duty Marine on Jan. 6 charges last month after he confessed to participating in the deadly siege during a high-level security clearance interview in June 2022, according to court documents.

Sgt. Joshua Abate is facing four counts related to the insurrection, including entering or remaining in a restricted building, disorderly and disruptive conduct, and parading, demonstrating, or picketing in a Capitol building. 

The special communication signals analyst was transferred to a sensitive intelligence assignment at the National Security Agency even after his participation in the attack, The…

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