One of the leaders who helped orchestrate the riots on Capitol Hill admitted

2022-06-05 0 By

A leader of a white supremacist group, the Proud Boys, pleaded guilty to organizing and planning the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill riot, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Public Affairs announced Thursday.File photo taken on January 14, 2008 shows us National Guard soldiers in the Capitol District in Washington, DC.Charles Donohue, 34, from North Carolina, pleaded guilty to obstructing congressional proceedings and engaging in assault, resistance or obstruction of police enforcement on January 6, 2021, according to the US Justice Department.As part of his plea deal, Donohue agreed to cooperate with the judicial investigation.On January 6, 2021, thousands of Americans gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington and forced their way into the Capitol building in an attempt to prevent a joint session of the U.S. Congress from confirming the president-elect of the United States.Five people, including a Capitol Police officer, were killed and about 140 law enforcement officers were injured.Leaders of proud Boys admit involvement in Capitol Hill riotsIf the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: