In a potential shift, Utah Senator Mike Lee seems to be stepping back from conspiracy theories surrounding the 2021 U.S. Capitol Riot. Senator Lee has consistently asserted that the individuals who stormed the U.S. Capitol were not supporters of then-President Trump but, instead, were federal agents. He specifically pointed to a video featuring a man named Kevin Lyons as evidence supporting his claims. However, recent developments have prompted a reevaluation of these assertions.
The video in question showed Kevin Lyons holding an object that Senator Lee initially identified as a badge, suggesting federal agency affiliation. Subsequent investigations. . .