Charges Dropped Against Leftists Who Broke Into the US Capitol

0
351

Nine communist activists who worked for comedian Stephen Colbert and unlawfully invaded the US Capitol building in June have had all charges against them dismissed.

The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia has decided it cannot pursue misdemeanor charges of unauthorized entry against the nine people who were detained on June 16, 2022 at the Longworth Office Building after carefully examining all of the evidence and the pertinent legal precedent.

Although members of the groups had been informed at various points by the US Capitol Police that they were supposed to have an escort, the individuals who entered the building on two separate occasions were invited to do so by Congressional staffers on each occasion, and they were never asked to leave, Monday night, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia issued a statement.

Because their escort opted to leave them alone, the office would need to demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that these invited visitors committed the offense of unauthorized entrance. We don’t think it’s likely that the Office could get convictions on these charges and keep them up.

On July 20, 2022, the defendants will no longer be compelled to show up for a hearing in the District of Columbia Superior Court.

The announcement comes as the Department of Justice keeps pursuing Americans who entered the US Capitol on January 6 without using force harshly. US Capitol Police officers frequently held open doors for them so they could enter.

Pam Hemphill, a grandmother and 69-year-old cancer sufferer, was sentenced to federal jail this week for her nonviolent actions on January 6.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here