US Capitol Rioter Who Put His Toes On Nancy Pelosi’s Desk Convicted

US Capitol Rioter Who Put His Feet On Nancy Pelosi's Desk Convicted

Richard Barnett, 62, leaned again comfortably in Nancy Pelosi’s chair on January 6, 2021.


The person photographed along with his ft on a desk in Home speaker Nancy Pelosi’s workplace after becoming a member of the mob that marched into the US Capitol in 2021 was convicted Monday of a number of crimes.

Richard Barnett, 62, leaned again comfortably in a chair and propped up his boots on the desk within the workplace of the highly effective politician as an AFP photographer snapped footage on January 6, 2021.

He had joined supporters of then-president Donald Trump crashing although the Capitol’s workplaces and halls to close down the legislature because it convened to certify Joe Biden as the following president.

A Washington court docket convicted Barnett on eight counts together with obstructing Congress’s certification of the election, illegally coming into the Capitol and disorderly conduct with a harmful weapon, the latter referring to an electrical stun weapon disguised as a strolling stick.

He faces as much as 20 years in jail on the heftiest cost, obstructing an official authorities continuing.

Barnett, described in court docket filings as a supporter of the QAnon conspiracy idea alleging a world liberal plot to kidnap youngsters, had defended his actions as an train of his constitutional proper to protest.

However whereas in Pelosi’s workplace he wrote a crude message to her after which took with him an envelop she had signed.

After he left the room he informed media that he had bled on the desk.

“I put 1 / 4 on her desk despite the fact that she ain’t f*****g price it,” he stated, in accordance with a court docket submitting.

“And I left her a be aware on her desk that claims ‘Nancy, Bigo was right here, you ****h,'” he stated, utilizing his nickname.

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