They face four charges of violating the attack, including access to a restricted building, harassment and illegal picketing. He has not yet had the opportunity to refer to a petition.
The Department of Justice did not request Williams’ arrest while he waited in court and released him after the arrest of a judge. Your request to visit Peru is in line with the conditions of your release, which require you to obtain a court order before any international trip.
According to court documents, Williams attended the incendiary speech of then-President Donald Trump on the day of the uprising and then joined the large crowd heading for the Capitol. He later admitted to FBI agents that, according to court documents, he entered the Capitol twice during the hours-long attack, saying he had succumbed to the “herd mentality” of pro-Trump mobs.
Williams reportedly told the FBI, “I didn’t do anything wrong or inciting. We were part of something, there are cops here, they tried to stop us, they wouldn’t let us in, but they wouldn’t fight us.”
Williams’ attorney did not send an immediate comment on Tuesday.