The shirtless rioter who was envisioned storming the U.S. Capitol in a clothing of horns and fur has actually told the FBI that he concerned Washington D.C. on Wednesday “at the demand of the President.”

Jake Angeli, 32, of Arizona, whose genuine name is Jacob Anthony Chansley, was detained on Saturday and charged with “intentionally getting in or staying in any restricted structure or premises without lawful authority, and with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds,” according to the Department of Justice.

A Capitol Authorities detain affidavit programs that Chansley called into the Washington Field Office for the FBI on January 7, one day after the riots, and “voluntarily” confirmed to officials that he was the “male in face paint and headdress in the Vice President’s chair in the Senate.”

Chansley, who was among the mob that burglarized the Capitol as lawmakers satisfied to formally accredit President-elect Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential election win, stated he “came as part of a group effort, with other ‘patriots’ from Arizona, at the request of the President,” according to the document.

Horned shirtless rioter on Capitol Hill
Jacob Chansley, pictured here in the Senate chamber, told the FBI he went into the U.S. Capitol throughout Wednesday’s riots “at the request of the president.”
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After authorities secured the structure and removed the rioters, numerous President Donald Trump loyalists started pushing a false narrative declaring that the Capitol had been breached by members of Antifa. “Some of the individuals who breached the Capitol today were not Trump supporters,” GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida said on the House floor.

Adam Johnson, 36, of Florida and Derrick Evans, 35, of West Virginia, were likewise charged in federal court in connection with the riots at the Capitol, the Department of Justice verified on Saturday.

Johnson, who was photographed bring Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern through the Capitol, was detained on Friday and charged with one count of purposefully going into or staying in a limited building or grounds without legal authority; one count of theft of federal government residential or commercial property; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol premises.

Evans, a brand-new member of the West Virginia House of Delegates who live-streamed himself storming the Capitol, was taken into custody Friday and charged with one count of knowingly getting in or staying in any limited building or premises without legal authority; and one count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol premises.

In his livestream, Evans might be heard yelling, “We’re in, we’re in!


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