‘For better or for worse, you’ve become one of the faces of January 6, and I think you’ve enjoyed that,’ District Judge Christopher Cooper said during sentencing. Ample evidence has emerged over the last year of what happened at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
The man who was infamously photographed with his feet on a desk in then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol was sentenced Wednesday to four and a half years in prison.
Richard Barnett, also known as “Bigo,” was convicted by a jury in January of eight charges, including civil disorder. He faced up to 20 years in prison for the top charge of obstructing an official proceeding. headtopics.com
“For better or for worse, you’ve become one of the faces of January 6, and I think you’ve enjoyed that,” District Judge Christopher Cooper said during sentencing. According to court documents, on January 6, Barnett spent 10 minutes in Pelosi’s office and only left when he was sprayed with chemical irritant. During that time, he put his feet up on the Pelosi’s desk and wrote a note to Pelosi, calling her a “b**ch.
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