More than a dozen suspects charged Donald Trump with the man who encouraged them to do so in connection with the Capitol’s January 6 attack.
A total of 13 of the nearly 200 criminal cases said the then president first called on them to storm the Capitol or violent demonstrations in Washington DC that day. Jones mother.
Trump became the first president to be charged twice after being accused of inciting the uprising, which resulted in the deaths of five people, including a police officer.
The violent crowd stormed the building after Trump falsely claimed for weeks that the election had been “stolen” from him as a result of widespread voter fraud and pre-attack speech in which he told the crowd “if you don’t fight hell” you will no longer have a country. . “
Jake Angeli, his real name is Jacob Chansley also known as QAnon The shaman, in connection with the attack, became the best-known figure after storming the building half-naked, wearing a deer cap with red, white and blue face paint.
THE QAnon conspiracy theory asked Trump for pardon because he “accepted President Trump’s invitation to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol.” Angelihis lawyer said earlier Newsweek that his client was “fooled” after Trump incited him.
Goodwyn, a San Francisco-based Proud Boys member, posted on Twitter that far-right extremists must “stand back and stand out” on November 7 and “wait for our commander’s order.”
Daniel tweetje Goodwyn, identified in live coverage from inside the Capitol Anthime Gionet, also known as “Baked Alaska,” in the FBI’s statement of facts against him.
The Maryland suspect, who admitted to attacking police with a baseball bat while trying to storm the building, also claimed he was at the Capitol because of Trump.
Emanuel Jackson is facing a number of charges, including attacking a federal law enforcement officer with a dangerous weapon. His lawyer argues that Trump invited Jackson to commit the uprising.
“The nature and circumstances of this crime must be viewed from the perspective of an event inspired by the President of the United States,” Brandi Harden wrote in a January 22 court filing.
Joshua Black of Leeds, Alabama, cited Trump’s attempt to throw former Vice President Mike Pence under the bus for not blocking election results because of his alleged role in the uprising.
Trump has repeatedly and falsely suggested that Pence could still somehow overturn the election results during his purely solemn and constitutional role as President of the Senate when the election votes were confirmed, including his January 6 speech.
In a YouTube video that explained why he attacked the Capitol, Black said, “After we learned that Pence had turned against us and that the election had been stolen, as officially, the crowd went crazy. I mean, it became a crowd.
During the attack, mobs of far-right extremists could be heard “hanging Mike Pence” in the hallways of the Capitol Building.
Robert Sanford, of Chester, Pennsylvania, is accused of throwing part of the crowd that stormed the Capitol into police officers who seemed to be firefighters.
According to the FBI, Sanford traveled to Washington DC with a group and then “listened to President Donald J. Trump’s speech, then followed the president’s instructions and went to the Capitol.”
Robert Bauer, a Kentucky man, took part in a pro-Trump demonstration on Jan. 6 before allegedly storming the building. According to a criminal complaint, after Trump told the crowd, “We’re going down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol,” the crowd headed for the Capitol.
“Bauer reiterated that he marched to the U.S. Capitol because President Trump said so,” the complaint adds.
Bauer’s cousin Edward Hemenway he is also accused of also storming the building. He made a statement similar to the FBI stating that during the demonstration, Trump “said something about taking Pennsylvania Avenue,” so Bauer and I walked down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol.
Hemenway he said he was staying at a hotel in DC on Jan. 5 because he “didn’t know what was going to happen,” but he heard “crazy things” on social media.
Christopher Ray Grider
Christopher Ray GriderIt was shot from Eddy, Texas, that as part of the crowd he tried to break into the doors of the Capitol before police shot down the rioters, killing them. Ashli Bearing metal. Grider he stormed the capitol while covering it with a yellow “Don’t step on me” flag.
In the post-attack interview Grider he told local television that he went to Washington DC because “the president asked people to come and show their support. I feel this is the least we can do,” the court pleadings note.
Texas-based real estate agent Jennifer Ryan, another suspect who sought pardon from Trump, flew to Washington to take part in the demonstration via private jet.
“I just want people to know I’m a normal person and I’m listening to my president who told me to go to the Capitol,” Ryan told the Dallas newscast. KTVT.
On January 6, Ryan posted a video on Facebook that said, “We’re going down and storming the capitol.”
He later posted a photo on Twitter in front of a broken window of the Capitol Building with the caption “Window in the Capital.” [sic]. And if the news doesn’t stop him from lying about us, the next time we’re going to walk after their studio, ”he says.
According to the facts, Gina Bisignano, from Beverly Hills, California, responded to Trump’s December 19 tweet that there would be a “wild” protest “I’ll be there” on Jan. 6.
Talk The Beverly Hills Courier, Bisignano he said he went to the Capitol on January 6 because he felt Trump was calling for him to travel to DC to change the outcome of what he thought was a stolen election.
Another California resident also posted a trip to DC on social media after Trump called for it.
The FBI said Jorge Riley posted more than 150 messages, photos, and videos on his public Facebook account, detailing his actions on January 6 in Washington.
In a message, Riley said, “I’m here to see what my president called DC. Hello from Sacramento !!!” In another status update, Riley wrote, “They’re attacking the election at noon today !!!”
On January 13, the FBI conducted an interview with Valerie Ehrke, a resident of Arbuckle, California, at work. Ehrke he told agents he traveled to Washington on Jan. 5, but had no original plans to storm the Capitol.
He said he listened to Trump’s speech, where he told the crowd to “go to the American Capitol and he would go with them.”
Ehrke he said he preferred to go back to his hotel room, turn on the television, and see people go into the Capitol, and they decided he wanted to be part of the crowd, and headed for the building
Stephen Michael Ayers
An FBI statement said Ohio resident Stephen Michael Ayers shared one of Trump’s tweets advising his supporters not to “miss” Jan. 6 in Washington DC with the message, “Where will you be on Jan. 6? Chilled at home? “Hoping this country isn’t going to hell in a handbag? Or are you willing to start fighting for the American Dream! Again!?!?”
In a Facebook post on Jan. 2, Ayers wrote, “History is made before your eyes! When the grandchildren ask, ‘Where were you when ……….. happened?’ “What’s your answer?”
The post contains a picture of a poster: “On January 6 in Washington DC, the president is calling on us to return to Washington on January 6 for a big protest -” Be there, you will be wild. “
Trump’s office was contacted for comment.