Florida man faces first sentencing for felony in riot at US Capitol

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> His actions on Jan. 6 “is the story of a man who for just one hour on one day lost his bearings … who made a fateful decision to follow the crowd,” the attorney said. This is a ludicrous argument considering… > But they also noted how he boarded a bus in his hometown of Tampa bound for a Jan. 6 Trump rally carrying rope, protective goggles and latex gloves in a backpack — saying that demonstrated he came to Washington prepared for violence.

PM_Literally_Anythin

>His actions on Jan. 6 “is the story of a man who for just one hour on one day lost his bearings … who made a fateful decision to follow the crowd,” the attorney said. The bus ride from Tampa to DC is more than one hour. The bus ride he bought a ticket for to go to the capitol carrying rope, goggles, and latex gloves. That was more than one hour in one day. That was premeditated. That was planned. That was not a momentary failure to make good choices.

eye_spi

18 months? That’s all? Good thing he wasn’t carrying a bag of weed or something.

TheSpatulaOfLove

>His actions on Jan. 6 “is the story of a man who for just one hour on one day lost his bearings … who made a fateful decision to follow the crowd,” the attorney said. There are a million different ways I can royally fuck up my life given an hours worth of time. That doesn’t mean I shouldn’t face consequences for my actions.

mathteacher85

What a stupid ass plea by the lawyer. Your honor, please don’t sentence this man for anything he’s done because he feels shame. I’m gonna try this next time I get pulled over.

rocketman_321