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Capitol rioter sentenced to eight months in prison

A man from Florida who waved a “Trump 2020” flag on the floor of the Senate chamber on January 6 has been sentenced to eight months in prison. Paul Hodgkins, who pleaded guilty last month, is the first Capitol riot defendant sentenced for a felony charge. CBS news reporter Cassidy McDonald joined Elaine Quijano on “Red and Blue” with more on the case.

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24 Comments

  • blackbirdxx928 Giffin

    Oh so they wanted to make an example out of him…hold someone without bail…who is the real criminal? Who shot the unarmed vet?

  • Scott Goldsberry

    What about those snake's on a plane? They almost killed the VP with their super duper spreader antics. How many people were exposed, who? Are they being contract traced? There is so many questions, we need answers!!!!

  • Debra Tutor

    That's OUR CAPITAL !!!!
    You'd think the sentence would reflect the severity of what that really means!!!! Think the judge was a Trump Toad?? M A Y B E…..

  • Robinhood

    🇺🇸 🤔 I’m reading a lot of comments and can not believe how lost people are about the Jan 6 whats really happened there,, it was a plan a smoke screen set up by Democrats and Antica and others to twist thoughts of the people just like the fake news does along with big tech too ,, because there is videos showing a police excourt taking the Antica to the capital in white vans with smoke glass also showing them in a room at capital dressing up in Trump hats, shirts , flags to look like Trump supporters to go out and do the Violence.. ITS FUNNY how all the ones that really did the damage when they Defunded the police did all the burning down buildings hurting and killing police were bail out by Democrats and never spent time in jail and on our streets still causing problems even VP Harris was involved in the bail outs setting them free. SO WAKE UP and start doing your research and see which side you should believe and when it all comes down I would like to be the first to tell you all you sheep I TOLD SO! Save the children.. 🙏🏻

  • Dark Starr

    If he was black, and still alive, he would have gotten 5 years minimum …. This is ridiculous …. White privilege on display ….. and I’m white ….

  • Agresseur

    He should have gotten 20 years. He may as well dug up the bodies of those laid buried in the National Cemetery just miles away. Crystal Mason was sentenced to five years in prison for a mistaken vote that was not counted. All those Republican party members that invaded the Capital were intent on the violent overthrow of the United States Constitution. Those involved the attempted to subvert the election are guilty of a even more heinous crime.

  • XXII Elhazaroth Pagangrinder LXXXVIII

    When will the man who shot Ashli Babbitt be sentenced?
    When will the people who killed Officer David Dorn be sentenced?

  • shop talk for mechanics

    But antfa set a federal court house on fire tree times. In Portland no arrest for us.. Lol. See the white house propaganda mechinc

  • Bella

    Should of been 8 years for sedition and the attempted overthrow of the United States government.
    8 months is NOT a deterrent.

  • MrMojo Risin

    Can't wait for the January 6th insurrection/Capitol riot hearings in Congress. They start on Monday July 26th.

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