A Texas realtor who took a personal jet to the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week and referred to as it the very best day of her life is going through federal costs.
Federal authorities stated in court docket paperwork launched Friday that Ryan traveled with a bunch to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 5 and documented her two-day journey on social media.
In a single deleted video, Ryan stated, “We’re gonna go down and storm the Capitol. They’re down there proper now and that’s why we got here and in order that’s what we’re going to do. So want me luck.”
One other video that’s nonetheless up on Ryan’s Fb web page exhibits her and a bunch of President Donald Trump’s supporters strolling towards the Capitol. “It is a prelude to the conflict that is about to occur,” she warns.
She additionally livestreamed herself coming into the constructing.
“We’re going to f—— go in right here. Life or demise, it doesn’t matter. Right here we go,” she stated in a now-deleted video. Ryan later added: Y’all know who to rent in your realtor. Jenna Ryan in your realtor.”
Authorities stated hours after the breach, Ryan wrote on Twitter that she had “simply stormed the Capital [sic].”
“It was among the finest days of my life,” she wrote, in response to the court docket paperwork. One other photograph included within the paperwork exhibits her standing subsequent to a damaged window on the Capitol. Within the caption, she stated that information studios could be subsequent “if the information does not cease mendacity about us.”
Ryan was charged with disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds and knowingly coming into or remaining in any restricted constructing or grounds with out lawful entry. It isn’t clear if she has obtained an legal professional.
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In a statement launched Jan. 8, Ryan stated she thought she was attending a “peaceable political march” but it surely became a violent protest.
“I don’t condone the violence that occurred,” she wrote. “And I’m actually heartbroken for the individuals who have misplaced their lives. Hatred and violence towards one another are usually not going to resolve our nation’s points. As a nation, we have to come collectively Republican, Democrat and Impartial and have an open and sincere dialogue in regards to the points in our nation and resolve our points in peace.”
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