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Federal judge chides prosecutors for treating Jan. 6 protesters harsher than DC rioters




A federal judge in Washington, D.C., asked during a Friday hearing whether those who have been arrested and detained for alleged roles in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building are being treated fairly.

U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee, appeared to suggest that at least some of the accused rioters were being treated worse than people arrested for rioting last year in the nation’s capital after George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, according to CNN.

“The US Attorney’s Office would have more credibility if it was even-handed in its concern about riots and mobs in the city,” said McFadden during a hearing for a Capitol rioter, the network reported. He went on to cite complaints from DC Mayor Muriel Bowser that the Justice Department was dragging its feet in charging DC rioters.



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  1. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee… nuff said.
    I don’t recall George Floyd Protestors breaking into Capitol Hill and attacking the POLICE.
    You support this attempted insurrection/coup don’t you? say it!! let everybody know where YOU stand.
    No matter how you try to diminish it the majority of the country will NEVER FORGET Trump and his supporters are anti-democracy. period! NO MATTER HOW MUCH PROPAGANDA YOU POST. IT WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

  2. Shame on you who destroyed our cities hurt our Police Officers while causing Billions in damages! George Floyd is felon who robbed a pregnant woman at gunpoint he died of a fentanyl overdose.
    Donald J Trump is rightfully and respectfully the President of the United States!

  3. So, we should forget what happened in Portland and other cities last year? Remember the leftist ANTIFA mob burning a building in the background, while some stupid TV reporter told us it was “a peaceful demonstration?”
    THAT season of civil disruption, criminal arson and violent assaults should “NEVER BE FORGOTTEN”, either.
    Shame on yourself.

  4. I urge everyone to look up Colinford Mattis. Princeton grad. Was an M&A lawyer. Threw a molotov cocktail into a police car during the riots last summer.
    Compare how the DOJ is handling the case of insurrectionist Colinford Mattis versus the protestors last January.
    Extremist Kinzinger is on the side of Colinford Mattis.
    Catalina sides with DJT

  5. Lookee here another CRIMINAL wannabe. No Trump lost the election bigly. The big lie is what you are perpetuating in Trump’s name.
    One does not excuse criminal behavior because “others did it tooooo waaaaah”…. “waaah why can’t hang Pence …..”
    The insurrectionists broke into the Capitol and went looking to hang Pence and Pelosi….. you support THAT. Yes you re disgusting.
    And yes the BLM protests would of been a heck of lot more peaceful if militias and white supremacist’s didn’t descend on cities at night because Trump said do so. Just like when Hitler sent in brown shirts to disrupt union protests and inflict violence blaming union protestors. Stop your crap. Trump is EVIL. You support EVIL. You support a Hitler,Putin wanabe who keeps Mein Kampf next to his bed and worships Putin’s ass crack.
    The American people are not as dumb as you Trump supporters are and they voted AGAINST evil. You voted FOR evil. The evil that let 100’s thousands die to keep his stock portfolio fat and profitable. It was always just about him and it remains just about him. He could care less about the American people. He has shown that clearly time and time again. By 2024 I hope the man is dead and buried and in HELL where he belongs..