Freedom of Speech is Non-Negotiable!


DOJ Prioritizes Prosecution of Capitol Protesters: A Disparity in Justice

Matthew Graves, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, revealed his workplace’s intent to prioritize the prosecution of a variety of people who assembled outside the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021.

The workplace of Graves has already submitted charges against over 1,400 individuals for offenses linked to January 6th, leading to more than 900 convictions that consistently entail jail time. Graves has actually acknowledged that most of those who assaulted Secret Service officials and forcefully entered the White House during the George Floyd riots in 2020 have not faced legal charges. This stands in plain contrast to the present scenario.

Throughout a recent press conference, Graves announced that his department would quickly move its attention to Americans who assembled outside the building or on the Capitol grounds. “It is essential to note that our legal actions will particularly target those who stayed outside the premises,” he emphasized. He even more clarified that their prosecutorial discretion has been solely focused on individuals who got in the structure or were associated with violent or corrupt activities on the Capitol grounds.

“But if a person purposefully went into the restricted area without authorization, they had actually already devoted a federal criminal offense. Make no mistake, thousands of people occupied a location that they were not licensed to be present in the first place.”

As Graves recommended that the January 6 Capitol protests could result in a significant variety of arrests, an extreme leftist participant boasted about getting a $24,000 payment for their participation in the “George Floyd rebellion.”

The private specified that they, along with over 300 others, received a payment of $24,000 from the City of New York as settlement for the mistreatment they withstood throughout the 2020 George Floyd protests in the Bronx. They were allegedly subjected to physical abuse and unlawful detention. The person then made a bad remark about New York City Mayor Eric Adams, referring to him as a “Zionist pig.” In addition, they revealed their intention to donate the cash they received from the city to Palestine.

Specific city locations with liberal political inclinations, including New York, have actually provided monetary reparations to people who took part in violent protests related to the Black Lives Matter motion.

Doubling down on his decision to seek vengeance on any Republican resident who so much had actually happened to be in the nation’s capitol on January 6, 2000, Graves warranted thousands more arrests by alleging that much more policeman most likely injured on Jan. 6 than previously reported.

Graves stated the attack was most likely “the biggest single-day, mass attack of law enforcement officers in our country’s history.”

Graves, who was dealing with the press conference marking the 3rd anniversary of the insurrection, mentioned that although 140 officers on duty at the Capitol that day officially reported physical injuries, our discussions with the numerous officers present show that this figure is an underestimate of the real variety of officers damaged physically, not to mention those who have actually experienced psychological distress due to the occasions of that day.

Graves mentions that lots of policemans who were hurt in the attack have selected to leave their positions since they are not able to perform their duties effectively due to their enduring physical disabilities.

Graves provided a thorough report on the January 6th events at the Capitol and delved into the Department of Justice’s comprehensive criminal probe into the individuals involved. He underscored the department’s dedication to carrying out an extensive investigation and holding accountable those who took part in criminal activity that day. Graves acknowledged the public’s contributions in identifying numerous people present during the attack, however stressed that extra assistance is still needed from the public to further the investigation.

According to the attorney, approximately 900 individuals have actually been found guilty for criminal offenses committed on January 6th. Out of all the convictions, 149 individuals have actually been charged with assaulting, withstanding, or blocking officers or employees. Among these, 41 individuals have been specifically founded guilty for using an unsafe weapon to cause physical harm to an officer.

Graves specifies that there are more than 80 individuals who are still being searched for and need to be acknowledged for their involvement in acts of aggressiveness on that particular day. The FBI is launching a list of the individuals they are most eager to discover.

Throughout his presentation, Graves enumerated the varied selection of weapons that the rioters had, incorporating guns, stun weapons, flag poles, knives, baseball bats, and various more.

The lawyer pointed out that the time frame for prosecuting offenses committed on January 6th will expire on January 5th, 2026, due to the statute of limitations. He emphasized that the Department of Justice’s approach to pursuing justice for the events of January 6th is not focused on securing convictions at any cost, but rather on ensuring fairness and equality for all parties involved.

“The events of January 6, 2021, highlight the vulnerability of our democratic system. The fact that we have experienced peaceful power transitions for over two centuries does not guarantee future stability. Complacency is not an option,” Graves noted.

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x