WASHINGTON (KAIT/KNWA) - A man who was photographed Wednesday inside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office as protests went on at the U.S. Capitol is from Northwest Arkansas, according to a report from content partner KNWA.
The report said the man was Richard Barnett of Gravette.
The Getty image is going viral after protests Wednesday.
The station said they tried to contact Barnett several times Wednesday but had no luck.
However, KNWA reported that a New York Times reporter spoke with Barnett Wednesday at the Capitol.
Barnett reportedly gave a profanity-laced statement to the reporter, saying he left a note for Pelosi on her desk along with a quarter.