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Capitol rioters called Nancy Pelosi's office looking for a 'lost and found' for items they left behind on January 6, according to Rep. Jamie Raskin

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A Trump supporter sits in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on January 6, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images
Capitol rioters called Nancy Pelosi's office on January 7 to ask if there was a lost and found, according to a congressman.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, who sits on the House select committee, told Insider about the episode.
Raskin said police officers got on the phone to take down the information from callers.
As crews cleaned the US Capitol on January 7, 2021, the phone lines in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office began to ring. Rioters were calling "asking whether there was a lost and...
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Nancy Pelosi - under pressure - directs House to consider bigger penalties for lawmakers and aides who break a federal conflict-of-interest law

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, takes questions from reporters at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
A House panel will scrutinizing congressional stock trades following Insider's ' Conflicted Congress ' investigation.
Lawmakers may face higher fines if they report their stock trades late.
The move comes after Insider revealed numerous violations and lawmakers are proposing stock bans.
Facing withering criticism from political friends and foes alike, House Speaker Nancy...
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