Jacob Chansley, the Mesa man who became the face of the January 6 attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, entered into a plea agreement this morning. He has pleaded guilty to obstructing a Congressional proceeding.
The maximum sentence is 20 years, and the Asst U.S. Atty stated today that the Sentencing Commission recommendations will likely be 41-61 months
(We are live-tweeting the hearing: https://twitter.com/arizonaslaw/status/1433810293621092355 )
Chansley previously called himself the "QAnon Shaman" and was a fixture at Arizona protests before becoming one of the most widely-known persons involved in the January 6 storming of the Capitol during the certifying of Electoral College votes.
Chansley turned himself in shortly afterwards and has been in several different jails since. Last month, he was in a Colorado facility for psychological testing.
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