Jacob Chansley

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'QAnon Shaman' Is Running for Congress

As a libertarian in Arizona

(Newser) - Jacob Chansley, the man often seen as the face of the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot and who is perhaps more famously known as "QAnon Shaman," promised after being released from prison and a halfway house that he would continue his quest for "truth." Apparently that...

Judge Keeps Conviction Intact, Rips 'QAnon Shaman,' Carlson

Video aired on Fox News fails to clear Capitol rioter

(Newser) - A federal judge on Thursday made clear he doesn't view Jacob Chansley's behavior at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, the way Tucker Carlson does. The then-Fox News host showed video in March of the rioter known as the "QAnon Shaman" apparently walking through the building...

‘QAnon Shaman’ Is a Free Man
'QAnon Shaman' Is a Free Man

'QAnon Shaman' Is a Free Man

Chansley vows to continue quest for 'truth' after release from halfway house

(Newser) - As Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes was sentenced to 18 years in connection with the Capitol riot, one of the most prominent rioters was celebrating his freedom. Jacob Chansley, the so-called "QAnon Shaman," was released from a halfway house Thursday, the Hill reports. The 35-year-old was transferred from...

'QAnon Shaman' Gets Out of Prison Early

Jacob Chansley is now in a halfway house in Arizona

(Newser) - Perhaps the most recognizable of all the Capitol rioters has been released from prison months early. Jacob Chansley , aka the "QAnon Shaman," has been transferred from a federal prison to a halfway house in Phoenix, reports CBS News . Chansley, 35, received a sentence of 41 months in November...

Late-Night Hosts Weigh in on 'QAnon Shaman' Sentence

He 'could be out in time to storm the Capitol in 2024,' jokes Stephen Colbert

(Newser) - With "QAnon shaman" Jacob Chansley now serving a 41-month federal sentence and probably out of the news cycle for a while, late-night hosts got a last round of jokes in on Wednesday night. Chansley, who stormed the Capitol shirtless wearing a horned, furry headdress, was described by prosecutors as...

Next Stop for Rittenhouse: Gaetz Intern?

Congressman, Newsmax host apparently both want teen as an intern

(Newser) - Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz says Kyle Rittenhouse has helped the country. Now, he's suggesting he'll give the 18-year-old—on trial for murder after fatally shooting two people and injuring another during a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wis., last year—a chance to do more. "He'...

Prosecutors Want to Make an Example of 'QAnon Shaman'
'QAnon Shaman' Gets One
of Longest Sentences Yet

'QAnon Shaman' Gets One of Longest Sentences Yet

But not the 51-month sentence prosecutors wanted for Jacob Chansley

(Newser) - Update: Prosecutors didn't get the 51-month sentence they wanted, but Jacob Chansley was still handed one of the longest sentences yet in connection with the events of Jan. 6. The "QAnon Shaman" was on Wednesday sentenced to 41 months in federal prison by Judge Royce C. Lamberth, reports...

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