Videos Show FBI Arrest of Florida Pastor and Son

A father and son who traveled to Washington, D.C. to hear President Trump’s speech and entered the Capitol building on January 6 were arrested today in Florida on federal charges related to the Justice Department’s ongoing probe into the so-called “insurrection.”

Videos provided to American Greatness show FBI agents arresting Casey Cusick at his home in front of his wife and young daughter. At one point, the girl asks her mom, “why are they locking daddy’s hands?” The FBI agent confirms Cusick is under arrest for “the January 6 events.”

Cusick’s father, James, also was arrested. He is the founder and pastor of a church in Melbourne, Florida. Casey is vice president of the same church.

Both men face three charges of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, disorderly or disruptive conduct in a restricted building, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.

The Cusicks are two of 32 people arrested this month for their alleged participation in the protests at the Capitol building on January 6. In a press release issued Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland boasted that 500 people have been arrested so far. “I assure the American people that the Department of Justice will continue to follow the facts in this case and charge what the evidence supports to hold all January 6th perpetrators accountable,” Garland said.

About Julie Kelly

Julie Kelly is a political commentator and senior contributor to American Greatness. She is the author of Disloyal Opposition: How the NeverTrump Right Tried―And Failed―To Take Down the President. Her past work can be found at The Federalist and National Review. She also has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, Chicago Tribune, Forbes, and Genetic Literacy Project. She is the co-host of ‘Happy Hour podcast with Julie and Liz.’ She is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and lives in suburban Chicago with her husband and two daughters.

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