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Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller reportedly captured on video inside Capitol during riots

Keller was charged Wednesday for his alleged involvement in riots
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Posted at 7:23 PM, Jan 12, 2021

Olympic gold medal swimmer Klete Keller was reportedly captured on video as part of the Trump supporters who stormed inside the U.S. Capitol during last week's deadly riots in Washington D.C.

On Wednesday, Keller was charged in a U.S. District Court in D.C. in connection to his alleged involvement in the riots.

In a video posted by Townhall reporter Julio Rosas, which was first reported by SwimSwam and The New York Times, Keller allegedly appears in the video as the tall, bearded man wearing a Team USA jacket inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

According to SwimSwam, Keller, who won swimming medals in three Summer Games, was identified by former teammates and coaches as a member of the angry mob that surged at the U.S. Capitol.

The Times also reported that they received numerous identifications on Keller because of the Team USA jacket he was allegedly wearing and his height.

Keller doesn't appear to be engaging in any violent activity in the video. Still, he could face federal charges of unlawful entry and disorderly conduct if the authorities positively identify him, The Times reported.

According to The Times, Keller is a pro-Trump supporter, and the people the newspaper spoke to weren't shocked that he was at the Capitol on Wednesday.

Although his social media accounts have been deleted, several people told The Times that they contained a lot of pro-Trump content.