A man who broke into the Capitol in Washington on January 6 disguised as a bison, wearing a horned hat and without a shirt, and momentarily presided over the US Senate, has asked the outgoing president, Donald Trump, to grant him pardon, according to It transpired this Thursday (01.14.2021).
This was announced by Albert Watkins, the lawyer of Jacob Albert Chansley, also known as Jake Angeli, a member of the conspiracy theory movement QAnon what is called Yellowstone Wolf on his YouTube channel, local media reported.
“Given the peaceful and obedient manner in which Mr. Chansley conducted himself, it would be appropriate and honorable for the President to forgive Mr. Chansley and other peaceful like-minded individuals,” said the Ombudsman whose presence on Capitol Hill went viral at the social networks and attracted the attention of thousands of people.
According to the Justice Department, Chansley has been charged with knowingly entering or staying in “any restricted building or land without legal authority, and of violent entry and disorderly conduct on the Capitol grounds.”
The assault on that compound left five people dead, including a police officer from the Legislative building. Chansley turned himself in to the authorities and has been in custody since last Saturday. His lawyer alleged, in statements reproduced by the local press, that his client “had heard the frequently repeated words of President Trump (…) It is assumed that the words and the invitation of a president mean something,” he defended.
This Thursday, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI, in English), Christopher Wray, revealed that more than 100 people have been arrested in connection with the assault on the Capitol, in actions that have been carried out in places like Phoenix ( Arizona), Dallas (Texas) and Honolulu, in the Hawaiian archipelago.
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