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'QAnon Shaman' lawyer makes offensive comments about Capitol rioters: 'They're all f--ing short-bus people'

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A protester screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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The "QAnon Shaman's" lawyer told Talking Points Memo that many alleged Capitol riot defendants are mentally impaired.
Albert Watkins delivered a litany of offensive claims about the accused participants' intelligence levels.
The attorney told Insider he made the comments in order to highlight the defendants who struggle with "mental issues."
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