A Kentucky nurse who was fired after admitting she entered the U.S. Capitol throughout final week’s violent riot says she’d do it once more.
Lori Vinson, of Morganfield, Kentucky, advised WFIE she’s glad she attended the Jan. 6 riot as a result of it’s a second she’ll keep in mind 30 years from now.
“Folks have requested, ‘Are you sorry you’ve executed that?’” Vinson mentioned. “Completely I’m not. I’m not sorry for that, I might do it once more tomorrow.”
After the unrest, Vinson mentioned she was fired from her nursing job at Ascension St. Vincent in Evansville, Indiana, on Jan. 8.
Regardless of being unemployed, she mentioned she has no regrets.
“I used to be there for a peaceable protest and that’s what I used to be doing,” she advised the outlet. “I felt like I’ve executed nothing unsuitable and I wouldn’t change it.”
The nurse added she felt like a vacationer on the Capitol, claiming that police didn’t cease the gang from coming into the constructing.
“The doorways had been open, individuals had been submitting by, there have been no indicators that mentioned, ‘Don’t enter,’” she advised WZTV. “There have been no cops saying, ‘Don’t are available.’”
Vinson claimed the FBI contacted her however that she hasn’t been charged with any federal crimes but.
Greater than 125 individuals have been arrested on expenses of theft, unlawfully coming into the Capitol and weapons possession in reference to the violent mob that stormed the constructing.
5 individuals had been killed throughout the riot, together with a Capitol police officer.