Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, during a rall...

Go-to lawyer for U.S. Capitol riot defendants re-emerges after illness – Reuters

Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the Congress, in Washington, January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonWASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - A lawyer who disappeared from public view while representing 17 defendants facing charges related to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot reemerged on Wednesday, telling a judge he is recovering from illness and is able to represent his clients.Attorney John Pierce appeared by teleconference in a court hearing for client Stephanie Baez, a California woman charged with unlawfully entering the Capitol. …

 

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