One of the rioters who stormed the US Capitol building is a far-right live streamer who recently tested positive for the coronavirus — and was seen in the mob without a mask, according to reports Thursday.
Tim Gionet, a white nationalist troll known as Baked Alaska, streamed more than 20 minutes of his breach inside the building — at times wearing no mask — as terrified lawmakers were rushed to safety, according to Business Insider.
During his live stream, on the blockchain service DLive, Gionet interviewed other rioters, hinted that he planned to sleep inside a lawmaker’s office and use a desk phone to call President Trump, the outlet reported.
Gionet was also recorded maskless in the crowd outside the building — just days after he posted a video Monday about testing positive for COVID-19, The Daily Dot reported.
In the video, the far-right troll says he contracted the virus from a bar bouncer and plans to sue the establishment.