Former lawmaker and Capitol rioter will spend more days in jail than he did in the West Virginia legislature

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By Bob Brigham Derrick Evans served 40 days as a West Virginia state legislator, but will spend 90 days in jail after being sentenced for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. “Perhaps one of the more prominent defendants charged so far in the Justice Department’s sprawling Capitol riot investigation, Evans faced more serious charges than most other defendants because ‘he was a leader in this riot. He was a leader on the ground, he was a leader on social media, and he was a leader in his state,’ prosecutor Kathryn Fifield said Wednesday in DC District Court,” CNN reported. Evans r…

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