Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be led from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Schaffer, a heavy metal guitarist and self-described "lifetime member" of the Oath Keepers, will become the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to charges based on his participation in the attack and will enter into a cooperation agreement with the government.The move from Schaffer came at an unannounced proceeding before U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Friday morning. Mehta acknowledged that the deal included a cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Justice Department has agreed to sponsor Schaffer for the witness protection program.
Schaffer, who was seen on camera deploying chemical spray at officers, will plead guilty to charges that he obstructed Congress' effort to certify the 2020 election results and that he unlawfully entered a restricted building.

The plea negotiations with prosecutors and Schaffer were inadvertently disclosed earlier this month, when a sealed Justice Department filing was accidentally posted on the public docket.
“The government’s ongoing plea negotiations with this defendant are the first and most advanced plea negotiations involving any of the over 300 Capitol Riot defendants,” prosecutors wrote in the April 5 filing.
The implication of Schaffer's plea are not immediately clear. Prosecutors have charged a dozen members of the Oath Keepers with conspiring to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6. But there's been little public evidence of Schaffer's connection to those defendants so far. The Oath Keepers case, though, is among the highest-profile to emerge from the Capitol assault, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, overwhelming — and in many cases assaulting — police officers. Hundreds of pro-Trump rioters breached the building, sending lawmakers and then-Vice President Mike Pence fleeing for safety.


Several of the Oath Keepers were part of a security detail that guarded longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who has denied any knowledge of the group's incursion on the Capitol. The government has also produced hundreds of private messages the Oath Keepers exchanged discussing their plans for attending Trump's Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally and to provide security to certain attendees. Prosecutors contend their messages suggest the group was preparing for violence that day, and they've continued to reveal evidence that the Oath Keepers amassed a stockpile of firearms in the Virginia suburbs ahead of the Capitol incursion.
 
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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be lead from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Did you mean 'that life is going to be led .....................'

We should be able to expect the OP message is clear.
Auto-correct is a bitch. Grammar is more than just your Mom's Mom, just sayin'...

BTW..just playing spelling police or did you have anything cogent to say about the topic?
 

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On topic, assuming I understand the intent of the OP: There will be a long string of 'guilty' pleas and plea bargaining.

On a bright note, it all promises to be an opportunity for those charged to air their grievances that 'led' them to violence.

They had valid reasons!

More about that for anyone who has an interest in turning this into a discussion.
 

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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be lead from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Did you mean 'that life is going to be led .....................'

We should be able to expect the OP message is clear.
Auto-correct is a bitch. Grammar is more than just your Mom's Mom, just sayin'...

BTW..just playing spelling police or did you have anything cogent to say about the topic?
I was making the point that the statement lacked meaning without an interpretation.
'....... and that life is going to lead from the US Witness............'

'...... and that a life sentence is going to lead/be led from the US witness........'

It's likely that fully 75% of Americans aren't capable of getting the word, 'led' right. It leads to a lot of confusion.

Let's just get back on topic now.
 

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Snitches get Stitches.

Hopefully this POS gets what’s coming to him, one way or another.
 

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Snitches get Stitches.

Hopefully this POS gets what’s coming to him, one way or another.
He's sending a message that he's sorry for his actions and that will be considered by the prosecution when sentences are handed down.

But the prosecution will ferret out the question on whether or not he's sincere.

The rioters had legitimate grievances and they will likely get an opportunity to air them.

They didn't fight against eithe D or R, their fight was against bad government.

This thread offers a possibility of getting at a bit of truth.
 

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Unless he has useful info then there isnt a point in offering him a deal. I would imagine that a few trumpistas will be a bit concerned about this.
 

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On topic, assuming I understand the intent of the OP: There will be a long string of 'guilty' pleas and plea bargaining.

On a bright note, it all promises to be an opportunity for those charged to air their grievances that 'led' them to violence.

They had valid reasons!

More about that for anyone who has an interest in turning this into a discussion.
Just not valid enough.
 

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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be led from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Schaffer, a heavy metal guitarist and self-described "lifetime member" of the Oath Keepers, will become the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to charges based on his participation in the attack and will enter into a cooperation agreement with the government.The move from Schaffer came at an unannounced proceeding before U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Friday morning. Mehta acknowledged that the deal included a cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Justice Department has agreed to sponsor Schaffer for the witness protection program.
Schaffer, who was seen on camera deploying chemical spray at officers, will plead guilty to charges that he obstructed Congress' effort to certify the 2020 election results and that he unlawfully entered a restricted building.

The plea negotiations with prosecutors and Schaffer were inadvertently disclosed earlier this month, when a sealed Justice Department filing was accidentally posted on the public docket.
“The government’s ongoing plea negotiations with this defendant are the first and most advanced plea negotiations involving any of the over 300 Capitol Riot defendants,” prosecutors wrote in the April 5 filing.
The implication of Schaffer's plea are not immediately clear. Prosecutors have charged a dozen members of the Oath Keepers with conspiring to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6. But there's been little public evidence of Schaffer's connection to those defendants so far. The Oath Keepers case, though, is among the highest-profile to emerge from the Capitol assault, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, overwhelming — and in many cases assaulting — police officers. Hundreds of pro-Trump rioters breached the building, sending lawmakers and then-Vice President Mike Pence fleeing for safety.


Several of the Oath Keepers were part of a security detail that guarded longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who has denied any knowledge of the group's incursion on the Capitol. The government has also produced hundreds of private messages the Oath Keepers exchanged discussing their plans for attending Trump's Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally and to provide security to certain attendees. Prosecutors contend their messages suggest the group was preparing for violence that day, and they've continued to reveal evidence that the Oath Keepers amassed a stockpile of firearms in the Virginia suburbs ahead of the Capitol incursion.
The Trump crime organization.
 

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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be led from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Schaffer, a heavy metal guitarist and self-described "lifetime member" of the Oath Keepers, will become the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to charges based on his participation in the attack and will enter into a cooperation agreement with the government.The move from Schaffer came at an unannounced proceeding before U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Friday morning. Mehta acknowledged that the deal included a cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Justice Department has agreed to sponsor Schaffer for the witness protection program.
Schaffer, who was seen on camera deploying chemical spray at officers, will plead guilty to charges that he obstructed Congress' effort to certify the 2020 election results and that he unlawfully entered a restricted building.

The plea negotiations with prosecutors and Schaffer were inadvertently disclosed earlier this month, when a sealed Justice Department filing was accidentally posted on the public docket.
“The government’s ongoing plea negotiations with this defendant are the first and most advanced plea negotiations involving any of the over 300 Capitol Riot defendants,” prosecutors wrote in the April 5 filing.
The implication of Schaffer's plea are not immediately clear. Prosecutors have charged a dozen members of the Oath Keepers with conspiring to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6. But there's been little public evidence of Schaffer's connection to those defendants so far. The Oath Keepers case, though, is among the highest-profile to emerge from the Capitol assault, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, overwhelming — and in many cases assaulting — police officers. Hundreds of pro-Trump rioters breached the building, sending lawmakers and then-Vice President Mike Pence fleeing for safety.


Several of the Oath Keepers were part of a security detail that guarded longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who has denied any knowledge of the group's incursion on the Capitol. The government has also produced hundreds of private messages the Oath Keepers exchanged discussing their plans for attending Trump's Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally and to provide security to certain attendees. Prosecutors contend their messages suggest the group was preparing for violence that day, and they've continued to reveal evidence that the Oath Keepers amassed a stockpile of firearms in the Virginia suburbs ahead of the Capitol incursion.
Did all those Progressive Socialist women who protested Trump and protested the Supreme Court judges that defaced monuments and went into buildings get charged for their insurrection?
 

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They can torture someone until they get the testimony they want. Communists have been doing that since the first communist.
 

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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be led from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Schaffer, a heavy metal guitarist and self-described "lifetime member" of the Oath Keepers, will become the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to charges based on his participation in the attack and will enter into a cooperation agreement with the government.The move from Schaffer came at an unannounced proceeding before U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Friday morning. Mehta acknowledged that the deal included a cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Justice Department has agreed to sponsor Schaffer for the witness protection program.
Schaffer, who was seen on camera deploying chemical spray at officers, will plead guilty to charges that he obstructed Congress' effort to certify the 2020 election results and that he unlawfully entered a restricted building.

The plea negotiations with prosecutors and Schaffer were inadvertently disclosed earlier this month, when a sealed Justice Department filing was accidentally posted on the public docket.
“The government’s ongoing plea negotiations with this defendant are the first and most advanced plea negotiations involving any of the over 300 Capitol Riot defendants,” prosecutors wrote in the April 5 filing.
The implication of Schaffer's plea are not immediately clear. Prosecutors have charged a dozen members of the Oath Keepers with conspiring to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6. But there's been little public evidence of Schaffer's connection to those defendants so far. The Oath Keepers case, though, is among the highest-profile to emerge from the Capitol assault, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, overwhelming — and in many cases assaulting — police officers. Hundreds of pro-Trump rioters breached the building, sending lawmakers and then-Vice President Mike Pence fleeing for safety.


Several of the Oath Keepers were part of a security detail that guarded longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who has denied any knowledge of the group's incursion on the Capitol. The government has also produced hundreds of private messages the Oath Keepers exchanged discussing their plans for attending Trump's Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally and to provide security to certain attendees. Prosecutors contend their messages suggest the group was preparing for violence that day, and they've continued to reveal evidence that the Oath Keepers amassed a stockpile of firearms in the Virginia suburbs ahead of the Capitol incursion.
Let's see how he likes a few Felonies around his neck....and a couple years in jail....maybe trump will come to his rescue.....NOT!....

How did "fight like Hell" turn out for him?
 

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Did all those Progressive Socialist women who protested Trump and protested the Supreme Court judges that defaced monuments and went into buildings get charged for their insurrection?
Try to organize your thoughts and then don't hesitate to use more than one sentence to express your feelings.

You've got yourself trying to say that supreme court judges defaced monuments.
 

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He's sending a message that he's sorry for his actions and that will be considered by the prosecution when sentences are handed down..

If he’s so sorry about it then he never really believed in the action to begin with and he’s a hypocrite. Hopefully those he turns on properly.punish him for his cowardice.
 

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He's sending a message that he's sorry for his actions and that will be considered by the prosecution when sentences are handed down..

If he’s so sorry about it then he never really believed in the action to begin with and he’s a hypocrite. Hopefully those he turns on properly.punish him for his cowardice.
The point is that none of them demonstrated any real commitment to their course of action, and thus made fools of themselves. Real revolutionaries such as Comrad Che or Comrad Fidel didn't sit around with their feet up on desks, dressed in furs and cow horns.

If they had any real will to find Nancy or Pence, they would have found them fairly easily considering the number of people they had to search for them.

I think that is probably the best defense they can use against the charges. It was all play and just for fun.
Even though that will require them to discredit themselves as nothing but comedians who were out for a good time.

What do you think? Nobody seems to want to entertain that idea so far.

Real revolutionaries would have made sure that there wer numerous govenment officials dead on the floor of the Capitol, with real blood flowing down the stairs and out the doors!
 
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A Proud Boy for life..was his claim..and that life is going to be led from the US Witness Protection..because..well...because he's a snitch--and a representative of the types of people who fill their ranks:

Capitol riot defendant will plead guilty, cooperate with government

Schaffer, a heavy metal guitarist and self-described "lifetime member" of the Oath Keepers, will become the first Capitol rioter to plead guilty to charges based on his participation in the attack and will enter into a cooperation agreement with the government.The move from Schaffer came at an unannounced proceeding before U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta on Friday morning. Mehta acknowledged that the deal included a cooperation agreement. As part of the agreement, the Justice Department has agreed to sponsor Schaffer for the witness protection program.
Schaffer, who was seen on camera deploying chemical spray at officers, will plead guilty to charges that he obstructed Congress' effort to certify the 2020 election results and that he unlawfully entered a restricted building.

The plea negotiations with prosecutors and Schaffer were inadvertently disclosed earlier this month, when a sealed Justice Department filing was accidentally posted on the public docket.
“The government’s ongoing plea negotiations with this defendant are the first and most advanced plea negotiations involving any of the over 300 Capitol Riot defendants,” prosecutors wrote in the April 5 filing.
The implication of Schaffer's plea are not immediately clear. Prosecutors have charged a dozen members of the Oath Keepers with conspiring to stop Congress' certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6. But there's been little public evidence of Schaffer's connection to those defendants so far. The Oath Keepers case, though, is among the highest-profile to emerge from the Capitol assault, when thousands of Donald Trump supporters descended on the Capitol, overwhelming — and in many cases assaulting — police officers. Hundreds of pro-Trump rioters breached the building, sending lawmakers and then-Vice President Mike Pence fleeing for safety.


Several of the Oath Keepers were part of a security detail that guarded longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone, who has denied any knowledge of the group's incursion on the Capitol. The government has also produced hundreds of private messages the Oath Keepers exchanged discussing their plans for attending Trump's Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally and to provide security to certain attendees. Prosecutors contend their messages suggest the group was preparing for violence that day, and they've continued to reveal evidence that the Oath Keepers amassed a stockpile of firearms in the Virginia suburbs ahead of the Capitol incursion.
Let's see how he likes a few Felonies around his neck....and a couple years in jail....maybe trump will come to his rescue.....NOT!....

How did "fight like Hell" turn out for him?
Not how it's going to work for him..no jail and an entire new life paid for by...guess who?
 

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