Colbert workers detained at Capitol after lawmaker interviews, charged with ‘illegal entry’

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Seven workers members of “The Late Present With Stephen Colbert” have been charged with illegal entry after being detained by U.S. Capitol Police following interviews with congressional lawmakers for a section with Triumph the Insult Comedian Canine.

The manufacturing staff was on the Capitol Wednesday and Thursday recording the section, based on CBS. The interviews have been “approved and pre-arranged” with the lawmakers being interviewed and their congressional aides.

“After leaving the members’ workplaces on their final interview of the day, the manufacturing staff stayed to movie stand-ups and different closing comedy components within the halls after they have been detained by Capitol Police,” the community mentioned in a press release.

In line with the U.S. Capitol Police Public Info Workplace, the USCP obtained a “name for a disturbance within the Longworth Home Workplace Constructing” at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. The seven people have been “unobserved, unescorted and with out Congressional ID” within the hallway.

“The constructing was closed to guests, and these people have been decided to be part of a bunch that had been directed by the USCP to go away the constructing earlier within the day. They have been charged with Illegal Entry. That is an lively prison investigation, and should lead to further prison expenses after session with the U.S. Lawyer,” the assertion from the Capitol Police PIO mentioned.


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