Why do we not hear of the FBI focusing as much attention on the BLM/Antifa rioters as it does on the J6 participants?
A new arrest was made on Tuesday in relation to the Capitol disturbance on January 6, 2021, according to documents released by the Department of Justice. Prior to the arrest, the majority of media coverage centered on the possibility that former President Donald Trump could be prosecuted for his actions prior to January 6.
Trump himself addressed the latest allegations against him on Thursday morning. Today, the former president is in Washington, D.C. to face the politically motivated charges.
“Look, it’s not my fault that my political opponent in the Democrat Party, Crooked Joe Biden, has told his Attorney General to charge the leading (by far!) Republican Nominee & former President of the United States, me, with as many crimes as can be concocted so that he is forced to spend large amounts of time & money to defend himself. The Dems don’t want to run against me or they would not be doing this unprecedented weaponization of “Justice.” BUT SOON, IN 2024, IT WILL BE OUR TURN. MAGA!” Trump post on Truth Social.
Tuesday, a Kentucky man was arrested on suspicion of participating in one of the most intense standoffs with law enforcement in the Lower West Terrace tunnel by joining the crowd of Trump supporters.
Barry Saturday is believed to have been present when demonstrators attacked Capitol police officers and allegedly rejoiced when he saw one rioter seize a police shield, according to prosecution records.
Investigators tracked Saturday’s movements during the altercation with police, including his thrust toward the police line as demonstrators yelled “Heave-ho!” in an attempt to break through and enter the building.
According to court documents, after being pepper-sprayed and retreating from the tunnel, he was observed “deliberately following” two lone police officers who had been hauled into the crowd, eventually returning to the crowd at the tunnel entrance.
Using a facial comparison program, FBI officials reportedly matched Saturday’s images with his Twitter account and a picture of him on the Lexington Herald Leader’s website. Investigators discovered that Saturday had in fact been questioned three times by the FBI in 2018 and 2019 while alleging to be the victim of computer malware. The affidavit stated that, despite the fact that agents who spoke with him during both appearances confirmed that he was the individual depicted in images from the disturbance, the FBI did not find such evidence on Saturday’s devices.
According to the criminal documents, the photographs on his driver’s license and social media accounts, as well as the information extracted from his mobile phone using a search warrant, served as additional evidence of his identification.
As of the time of publication, the court record for Saturday does not indicate that he is represented by an attorney.