Ryan J. Reilly

Ryan J. Reilly


@HuffPost justice reporter covering DOJ et al. raising a kid with @jreillydc. DMs open. signal/whatsapp/etc: 202.527.9261 ryan.reilly@huffpost.com

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"Okay ladies let me tell you what happened…”

Gary Edwards acknowledges he entered the building knowing he didn’t have permission to be there. “I entered the building, sir, I’m guilty.” Plea is accepted.

"WILSON stated the reason he entered the U.S. Capitol was because he wanted his 'voice to be heard' as he was a strong supporter of President Donald Trump.”

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"KELSEY WILSON had a 'KEEP AMERICA GREAT AGAIN’ flag wrapped around her person.”

Hearing underway. They need to get arraigned on the latest criminal information, so they both plead not guilty even though they’re both planning to plead guilty as part of a plea agreement in a few minutes.

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The Wilsons have both pleaded guilty. Sign of the virtual hearing times: Zach Wilson apparently went to the restroom towards the end there as the judge was handling his wife’s guilty plea. Judge sets sentencing for Dec. 9 at 1 p.m.

Here’s a real galaxy brain conspiracy theory from #FacePaintBlowHard ’s family, who thinks that mace cans “appeared as if [by] magic out of nowhere suddenly” on Jan. 6 and suggest it was a setup. (h/t @BangoSlango )

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BREAKING: law enforcement officials have seized thousands of cloth masks that were mailed to four different cities to protect Black Lives Matter protesters from COVID-19:

"The FBI digital team will be arresting all who illegally entered the DC [Capitol]." TrumpIsYourPresident1776: "Lmao yaaaaaaaaaa sure thing buddy!” The FBI arrested Debra Maimone in New Castle, PA, today.

"Six Jones Day lawyers said that given the small number of late-arriving ballots involved in the litigation, and the fact that they already had been segregated, the main goal of the litigation seemed to be to erode public confidence in the election...”

“We broke into the Capitol…we got inside, we did our part. We were looking for Nancy to shoot her in the friggin’ brain but we didn’t find her.” — Dawn Bancroft, arrested in Pennsylvania today, along with Diana Santos-Smith.

Quite stunning to see the COVID death toll represented like this.

NEW: “The FBI is seeking information that will assist in identifying individuals who are actively instigating violence in Washington, DC.”

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One of the best humans I know had some thoughts on watching U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman face down that mob of Trump-loving insurrectionists that was steps away from the floor of the Senate. Sharing here, with his permission.

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FBI Director Chris Wray on Antifa: It’s not a group or an organization, it’s a movement or an ideology.

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