First Guilty Plea Entered In January 6 Capitol Riot Cases | Craig Melvin | MSNBC 1

First Guilty Plea Entered In January 6 Capitol Riot Cases | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

 

Federal prosecutors have scored their first guilty plea in the Capitol Riot cases, involving John Schaffer of Indiana, who is pleading guilty to unlawfully entering Congress and obstructing an official proceeding. NBC News’ Pete Williams reports. Aired on 04/16/2021.
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First Guilty Plea Entered In January 6 Capitol Riot Cases | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

65 comments

    1. @Jason Milton You’re either a fool or a Russian propaganda bot. Either way your opinion is meaningless, the vast majority of people do not believe your lies.

    2. So he plead guilty to protesting.. where’s the insurrection and treason charges? Oh wait, that’s the lefts game.

    3. @Dr feelgood Sorry not a Bot, 100% Real!! And we are Just saying that President Trump deserves a Mulligan!! Because he told the MAGA Patriots to go to the capital Peacefully!!! We can’t help it if there were Antifa agents in the crowd that broke into the building, it’s not our fault!! Patriot Rep. Majorie T. Greene was correct to Expose the US socialist Cartels that is Forcing us Americans to go submit to the Communist Green New Deal.. BLM & Antifa are paid by China to Destroy America and keep our Leader away from Washington!! 3 more years until Pres. Trump is back!!! Can’t Wait!!

    1. @billybassman21 they have been, over 19,000 arrested.

      Now its the other dummies turn, trumps zombie horde. Lawsuits and criminal convictions incoming.

  1. When a founder cops a plea and sings, you know the rank and file are droppin bricks in their shorts.

    1. It’s cause certain races of people are dumber than others. It’s not that hard to understand.

    2. @Dustin Kauffman ok explain how soros has all this money you guys claim he does. Because somehow he pays for everything.

    1. Yeah. Why can’t Trump supporters burn random businesses, spray paint and trash police departments, smash police cars and loot stores like the peaceful protesters?

  2. “The guitar player from Iced Earth is an insurrectionist” was not a sentence I expected to type today.

    1. @SkinnySkinch odd, I see it on the news every day recently again. I never watch the right wing fake news either.

    2. ​@COVID cough 1.) Keith Robert A. Justus Jr. and Steven Carrillo are not BLM. They were in a far-right militia. They shot authorities during summer riots while trying to use the protests as cover and hoping protesters would get blamed for it. They got caught. Jessie Alexander Rush, Robert Jesus Blancas, Simon Sage Ybarra, and Kenny Matthew Miksch were members of the same group. They’re charged with obstruction of justice because they conspired to destroy communications and other evidence linked to the crimes.

      2.) Stephen T. Parshall, Andrew T. Lynam, and William L. Loomis are from the same group. They got terror-related charges from that summer involving explosives and a conspiracy to incite riots in NV amid Floyd-related demonstrations. Similar ultranationalist groups participated in destruction of property, assault, and arson; including the infamous “Umbrella Man,” who was exposed as a member of a neofascistic org.

      3.) What happened in the summer was a two-way street. The Capitol breach was not. That was only Trump’s people. Biden denounced post-curfew summer violence repeatedly. Summer unrest was never an official Biden Campaign Event. The capitol insurrectionists walked directly from an Official Trump Rally. See the difference?

      4.) This has nothing to do with left or right wing ideology. This is about lawfulness and the constitutional transfer of power. When you forcefully insert irrelevant and partisan words like “leftists,” it makes you look like a bot trying to use political tribalism to distract from the facts.

    3. @SkinnySkinch Nobody is burning down MN, moron! That’s all you desperate trump cult tards have left is your blatant lies!

  3. Dear god i know that time is of the essence
    And im prayin stayin busy tryin not to become reckless”

    1. Do you think the BLM rioting videos speak a thousand words too? Or just political rioting you disagree with?

    2. @Ken Jackson A lot of them were very offended when people claimed it was Antifa. Give it up, Kenneth. We all know who it was.

    3. I’m still shocked how gullible people are, @TooSlowTube. After five years of all-lies-all-the-time from the media about President Trump, you believe what they say, hook, line and sinker?

      Did you _ever_ watch _any_ of the Trump rallies live on YouTube or TV? Grief, there were probably hundreds of them with tens of thousands of people at each. It was _never_ a rowdy violent crowd. They were excited and polite.

      Leftists/Democrats are good at convincing people that Republicans are the ones doing what they really do (that’s called “lying”). Many people are even stupid enough to think that Republicans owned slaves. But the Republican party was created to _end_ slavery, _not_ perpetuate it. Republicans fought for civil rights. Democrats only belatedly joined in.

      Anyway, if you _look_ and _think,_ you can *see* in the many videos from January 6 that the rioters were there to *party.* They were *not* there to convince Congress to choose the correct slate of electors, which is what President Trump wanted. They were *not* Trump supporters.

  4. Any charges coming up for the cops that opened up the barricades, and waved “come on in”? Asking for a distant friend

    1. @Vern LEON Gill Sweet, can’t wait till the same logic is used in the defense of every single killing by police that the Left is upset about of late. Stand down! Unarmed suspect attacking nobody keeps moving, BAM!

    2. @Vern LEON Gill you smooth brains are all for police killing people when they are the “right” people. I don’t want to hear sht the next time some jerry curl jogger gets smoked.

    3. Why can’t Trump supporters burn random businesses, spray paint and trash police departments, smash police cars and loot stores like the peaceful protesters?

    1. @Freptboy y’all are so disrespectful you say blue lives matter one of those police officers was killed in the insurrection

    2. @Meredith Hampton We all saw the footage of the rioters breaking doors and windows to get inside. Even if a few police went along with it, you’re still trespassing by entering and can be charged for that. People should’ve known better.

  5. “Broke into the capital and want to avoid prison” – “wrote a little song about it wanna hear it”

  6. A note to investigagotrs/DOJ peoples. Do not forget about the NSA PRISM programs and/or their successors to pull evidence.

  7. I’m glad they were finally able to get that heavy metal band member off the streets. I feel much safer now.

  8. He is supposed to be the guy that actually founded “The Oath Keepers.” He’ll take all of them down with him.

    1. The Oath Keepers were founded by Stewart Rhodes.
      The board of directors is Stewart Rhodes, John D. Shirley, Jay Stang, Jim Ayala, Joseph Santoro, Michele Imburgia, Denny Peyman, John Kerriman.
      I don’t see a John Schafer on that list.

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