March 13, 2023

Federal prosecutors clapped back at Tucker Carlson's propaganda video trying to exonerate QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley.

Chansley, who plead guilty, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for his role during the January 6 insurrection US Capitol.

Last week, Fox News host Tucker Carlson played an edited clip of a video trying to disprove that the insurrection was violent and that Jacob Chansley was railroaded.

The AP fact-checked Carlson, as well as many others and found his claims: FALSE

CNN reports: Prosecutors refute claims Tucker Carlson’s airing of security footage exonerates January 6 defendants

Addressing the video Carlson played of Chansley walking with officers in the building, prosecutors wrote that “it is true that a sole officer, who was trying to de-escalate the situation, was with Chansley as he made his way to the Senate floor after initially breaching the Chamber.”

“But the televised footage fails to show that Chansley subsequently refused to be escorted out by this lone officer and instead left the Capitol only after additional officers arrived and forcibly escorted him out,” prosecutors say.

Republicans constantly attack fact-checkers now because most of what the GOP and their minions puts out are lies.

Why did he plead guilty so easily if the wacko QAnon a-hole was innocent?

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