Deceased Capitol Rioter Ashli Babbitt Received PPP Loan

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Multiple rioters who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday received PPP loans for their businesses in 2020.

Jan 9, 2021, 2:39 pm*



Eric Levai

Ashli Babbitt, who was fatally shot while attempting to climb through a window during the Capitol riots, received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan for her businesses in 2020. And she wasn’t the only one who has benefited from the government, but still went against it on Wednesday.

*First Published: Jan 9, 2021, 10:37 am

Eric Levai

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