A judge in New Mexico declared that the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was an “insurrection,” the first time any court has done so, a government watchdog group said.

The judge also barred Otero County Commissioner and “Cowboys for Trump” founder Couy Griffin from office for participating in the riot.

A violent mob of former President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, disrupting the transfer of power to President Joe Biden.

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