This picture had become quite viral. In this, Trump supporters are keeping their feet on the table of Nancy Pelosi. This photo was clicked by the photographer of AFP.Image Credit source: AFP
In America, a man was sentenced to 20 years just because he put his feet on the table of US Speaker Nancy Pelosi. During the investigation, it was found that the accused is a supporter of former US President Donald Trump. At present, the sentence of 20 years which has been fixed now, the matter is of the year 2021. When a procession was taken out in the US Capitol in the month of March. In which a lot of crowd had gathered. At the same time, accused Richard Barnett put his feet on the desk of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her office. There was a ruckus when the photo of this incident went viral.
On Wednesday (May 24, 2023), Richard Barnett, accused in the same old case, has now been sentenced to 54 months in prison. On January 6, 2021, 63-year-old Richard Barnett did this ridiculous act. During that time some of his pictures were taken by the photographer of AFP. Due to which the accused has now been sentenced to about 20 years.
Nancy Pelosi’s feet were placed on the table
Looking at those pictures, it is clear that the accused had taken off his shoes and placed his feet on the table in Nancy Pelosi’s office. And that photo was also clicked by the accused himself. This made the intention of the accused clear that he had done that unseemly act deliberately. Not that she had decreased from him unknowingly. During the hearing of this case, the photographer who took the photographs was also produced as a witness. Whose testimony proved very important against the accused. Otherwise, the motive behind the incident or say that the truth does not come to the fore.
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Sentenced in 7 other cases as well
It is important to mention here that accused Richard Barnett has been convicted in 7 other cases (charges) apart from putting his feet on the table. In this way, he has been punished after being found guilty in a total of 8 criminal cases. The total punishment is 20 years. It has also been proved that convicted criminal Richard Barnett has been a staunch supporter of former US President Donald Trump. Which were a major part of the march taken out in that March 2021. That march was then taken out by Trump supporters around the offices of Washington.
Wrote derogatory post about Nancy Pelosi
This was the same period when the hopes of Joe Biden’s candidacy as President were getting strengthened after Trump’s withdrawal. A Washington court acquitted Richard Barnett of obstructing Congress at the time of election, of illegally entering the capital, and of possessing a dangerous electric stun weapon. According to the case presented in the court, the accused had also written a derogatory post about Nancy Pelosi. In which he addressed them with Bioch. In this case itself, a sentence of 7 years was sought for the accused. However, being a retired firefighter and bull rider, the accused was sentenced to one year and 4 months only in this case.