DOJ Drops Felony Charge Against Alleged Capitol Rioter Who Never Entered the Capitol

DOJ Drops Felony Charge Against Alleged Capitol Rioter Who Never Entered the Capitol


A protester present during the Jan. 6 Capitol incursion pleaded guilty last week to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge as the Department of Justice dropped a felony charge against him.

Brandon Straka, founder of the #WalkAway campaign encouraging liberals to leave the Democratic Party, faces a maximum of six months in prison, according to the Post Millennial.

His guilty plea was part of a deal in which he agreed to sit down for an interview with federal authorities and turn over evidence.

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In January, Straka was hit with several charges connected to the storming of the Capitol, including impeding police during civil disorder, a felony carrying a maximum five-year prison sentence.

Straka spoke at the “Stop the Steal” rally that took place before the riot,

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