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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley, who served more than 2 years in prison for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress, now wants to run for Congress

Jacob Chansley rose to infamy as the "QAnon shaman" and the face of the January 6, 2021 seige on th…

Katie Balevic   


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Elon Musk called for the release of 'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley, jailed for his role in the Capitol riot

Elon Musk said Jacob Chansley had been "falsely portrayed in the media as a violent criminal," citi…

Alia Shoaib   


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'QAnon Shaman' is looming large in the memories of potential jurors at the first January 6 trial

Potential jurors in the first January 6 trial said the poster boy of the January 6 attack — "…

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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley was released early from prison, and a former prosecutor said it's totally normal to have sentences reduced

Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman" who attended the attack on the US Capitol, was let out of prison…

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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley compared himself to Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Jesus Christ in interview from prison

Speaking from prison, QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley went on a right-wing podcast to discuss his polit…

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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley is appealing his 41-month prison sentence after pleading guilty for his role in Jan. 6 insurrection

Lawyers for Jacob Chansley told Insider they are preserving the option to appeal while they "discus…

Katie Balevic   


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The 'QAnon Shaman' added Kyle Rittenhouse's former lawyer in a sign he might appeal his prison sentence

Jacob Chansley, the Capitol rioter known as 'QAnon Shaman', changed defense lawyers as an appeal lo…

C. Ryan Barber   


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The 'QAnon Shaman' thanked the judge at his sentencing hearing for allowing him to have a fully organic diet in jail

"God bless you for it," Jacob Chansley told Judge Royce Lamberth when talk turned to his food optio…

C. Ryan Barber   


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Here's what happened inside the courtroom during the wild sentencing for the Capitol riot's QAnon Shaman

Jacob Chansley, AKA the QAnon Shaman, referenced Gandhi and Jesus as he charmed the judge who hande…

C. Ryan Barber   


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Justice Department seeks a 4-year prison sentence for the QAnon Shaman, calling him the 'flagbearer' for insurrectionists

The 51-month sentence against Jacob Chansley is the longest requested by prosecutors in the litany …

Katie Balevic   


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The 'QAnon Shaman' quotes 'Forrest Gump' in a new sentencing memo requesting his release for time served

Since Jacob Chansley was arrested in January, a judge has thrice denied his requests for release, c…

Erin Snodgrass   


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The 'QAnon Shaman's' lawyer is soliciting 'letters of support' for his client in a 4th bid for freedom after 3 failed attempts

Jacob Chansley is set to be sentenced next month, and his lawyer is encouraging "the nation" to "we…

Erin Snodgrass   


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A judge rejected the 'QAnon Shaman's' 3rd request for pretrial release, just days after the accused Capitol rioter pleaded guilty to a criminal charge

The judge ruled Chansley had failed to provide "clear and convincing evidence" that he would not po…

Erin Snodgrass   


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QAnon Shaman's lawyer argues that his shirtlessness on Jan. 6 is evidence of his 'mental vulnerabilities'

In a new pretrial release motion, Albert Watkins argues there is no evidence Jacob Chansley was vio…

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'QAnon Shaman' lawyer makes offensive comments about Capitol rioters: 'They're all f---ing short-bus people'

Albert Watkins told Insider he made the "politically incorrect" comments to call attention to the m…

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January 6 'QAnon Shaman' wants his iconic horns back from the FBI

Jacob Chansley, a standout figure of the 2021 Capitol attack, wants the government to return his me…

Rebecca Rommen   


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Judge who said QAnon Shaman 'blatantly lied' during '60 Minutes' interview released 2 new videos disproving shaman's claims

The footage appears to debunk claims made by the QAnon Shaman that officers "waved" protesters in o…

Erin Snodgrass   


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QAnon Shaman's '60 Minutes' interview backfired. Judge cites interview when ruling he must remain jailed until trial.

A federal judge argued in new court documents that Jacob Chansley's perception of his actions on Ja…

Erin Snodgrass   


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Trump's pardon of Lil Wayne said to be the breaking point for 'QAnon Shaman' in new court documents filled with bizarre anecdotes

An attorney for Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman," filed a pretrial release motion Tuesday, weeks …

Erin Snodgrass   


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A Capitol riot suspect known as the 'QAnon Shaman' said he was 'deeply disappointed' in Trump for not being 'honorable'

The suspect's attorney accused Trump of creating the "environment on January 6" through his "untrut…

Lauren Frias