Former U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn Announces Candidacy for Maryland’s 3rd District


U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn, with U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, left, and Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges, center, waves after former President Donald Trump arrived at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, in Washington, to face a judge on federal conspiracy charges alleging Trump conspired to subvert the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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According to the Associated Press, Harry Dunn, a former police officer who defended the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, has announced his candidacy for Congress in Maryland.

Former Sgt. Harry Dunn made this announcement on January 5, a day before the third anniversary of the insurrection, which was led by numerous Donald Trump supporters contesting the validity of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential win.

FILE – U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn listens as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its final meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Dunn, who defended the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 announced Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 he is running for Congress in Maryland. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Dunn aims to fill the seat left vacant by Democrat Rep. John Sarbanes in Maryland’s 3rd Congressional District, spanning between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

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