Woman Gets Jail Time for Capitol Breach Despite Prosecutors’ RecommendationEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

An Indiana woman who entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was sentenced to jail time on Tuesday, marking the second time this month that the judge has gone further than prosecutors’ sentencing recommendations. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, an Obama nominee, sentenced Dona Bissey to 14 days in jail about a week after sentencing Matthew Mazzocco to 45 days in prison. In both cases, prosecutors recommended no jail time after the defendants pleaded guilty to knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority. Neither Bissey nor Mazzocco were accused of violence but Chutkan said their actions after Jan. 6 led her to go beyond the recommendations. In Bissey’s case, the judge took issue with her going onto social media and posting pictures from the breach, including a series of photographs on Facebook after Jan. 6 celebrating what had happened. “This really happened! Anna Morgan-Lloyd took …Read More

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