Trump treated my family like disposable pawns and tore us apart, says daughter of convicted Jan. 6 rioter
– Guy Reffitt was sentenced to seven years in prison for his involvement in the Capitol riot. –
– His daughter told Insider that "it would only be just for former President Trump to be convicted." –
– She said the "modern American family is becoming more fragile as the political climate rises."
For Peyton Reffitt, 18, what began as debates around the dinner table ended with her family falling apart and her father receiving the longest jail sentence yet for his involvement in the Trump-inspired Capitol riot.
American family life in the age of Trump has taken on a toxic dimension, the young woman from Texas said.
Peyton said her family's disintegration started as angry shouting matches between father
and children and was completed when her brother, Jackson Reffitt, then 18 years old, turned his father in to the FBI.
After the Capitol riot in 2021, Guy Reffitt, 49, returned to Wylie, a Dallas suburb,