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Thursday, August 04, 2022

A federal judge reprimanded a prominent pro-Trump social media personality and Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendant for making "questionable" comments in the media about his plea agreement and cooperation with law enforcement.

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...Those comments, U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich said, were "inconsistent" with what he previously told the court.

"He's losing more and more credibility by the moment," Friedrich said at the hearing, which was held via teleconference.

Judge Friedrich said the defendant, Brandon Straka, was possibly opening himself up to prosecution for lying to federal investigators.

"What he needs to appreciate is he is potentially incriminating himself for [18 U.S. Code Section] 1001 prosecution," said Friedrich, referring to the criminal law against making "materially false" statements to the federal government.

Straka, the founder of the conservative "#WalkAway" campaign, did not attend Wednesday's hearing and was represented by his attorney. By this point, his case has largely been resolved....



#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-08-04 02:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

typical MAGAT reaction to any authority not deemed to be Trumpffft.

they have no respect for U.S. law.

#2 | Posted by earthmuse at 2022-08-05 06:31 AM | Reply

they have no respect for U.S. law.

#2 | POSTED BY EARTHMUSE

If they win, much stricter laws and outright persecution for most of us.

But they'll make of themselves a class of people privileged to flout the law and ordinary morality for as long as they are loyal to their gang.

#3 | Posted by Zed at 2022-08-05 07:58 AM | Reply

Where are the usual idiots to explain how the judge is "too woke" and racist against white people?

#4 | Posted by Sycophant at 2022-08-05 08:25 AM | Reply

"Where are the usual idiots..."

Your post is like saying "candyman" three times so I expect it should be any time now. Probably as soon as their home health aids get them upright and feed them their soft boiled egg.

#5 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2022-08-05 08:28 AM | Reply

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