According to mutiple reports, staffers forThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert were arrested Thursday night and charged with illegal entry at a building near the U.S. Capitol.
On Jesse Waters Primetime Friday, host Jesse Watters broke the news.
Watters reported Capitol Police officers were dispatched to the Longworth House Office Building at around 8:30 p.m. ET. There, nine people were seen “roaming” the building, he said. The building was closed at the time.
Watters additionally reported the CBS staffers were around the offices of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH).
Jake Plunkett; Allison Martinez; Tyrone Dean; Stephen Romond; Nicoletta Green; Brendan Hurley; Robert Smigel; Josh Comers; and David Feldman were all detained. All were reportedly cited for illegal entry. Smigel is known for portraying Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Plunkett is a producer and director for the Late Show.
🚨 #BREAKING: On the 50th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, @RepAdamSchiff's cronies sneak in Stephen Colbert's staffers and provide unauthorized reconnaissance tours of Republican offices throughout Capitol Hill. pic.twitter.com/XHbLdGKRka
— House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) June 18, 2022