The Frisco existent property broker who was accused of being portion of the radical that stormed the U.S. Capitol connected Jan. 6 and past posted astir it connected societal media has signed a plea woody admitting her guilt. She present awaits sentencing and could look up to six months successful jailhouse and a ample fine.
Jennifer Leigh Ryan, besides known arsenic Jenna Ryan, surrendered conscionable days aft the insurrection, the Dallas FBI confirmed to NBC 5 successful January. She was taken into custody and her location searched by national investigators.
In the transgression ailment against Ryan, FBI peculiar cause Amie Stemen said Ryan knowingly entered a restricted gathering wherever the vice president was contiguous and engaged successful disruptive behaviour successful the Capitol with the intent to disrupt the league of Congress.
Photographs were taken from Capitol surveillance included successful the complaint, the FBI said, and showed Ryan astatine the doorway of and wrong the restricted building.
Stemen added Ryan posted connected societal media earlier entering the gathering that "We're gonna spell down and tempest the capitol" and the adjacent time added that, "It was 1 of the champion days of my life."
The FBI said Ryan traveled to Washington, D.C. with Jason Hyland and Katherine Schwab and that the 3 were recorded connected video entering the Capitol unneurotic done the Rotunda door. While wrong the Capitol, national investigators said Ryan was chanting with the assemblage "Fight for Trump!" arsenic Capitol alarms tin beryllium heard going off.
Investigators said portion she was wrong the Rotunda Ryan took respective videos and photos and aboriginal posted connected her Twitter relationship that "Today was a large illustration of what America is each about."
In interviews aft the Capitol riot, Ryan told NBC’s Cynthia McFadden she had nary regrets astir participating successful the incursion and believed she committed nary crimes. McFadden's interrogation aired connected Today successful January earlier President Trump near office. In the interview, Ryan pleaded with him to springiness her a pardon.
"President Trump I privation you to cognize that I person been a existent protagonist of yours and I judge that you won the election. I judge successful America and I judge successful your values. And I was not a convulsive protestor and I would inquire that you would pardon maine from this misdemeanor."
Trump did not pardon anyone related to the riot anterior to leaving office.
On July 24, Ryan signed a blameworthy plea successful the national transgression lawsuit against her accusing her of "parading, demonstrating, oregon picketing successful a Capitol building."
The complaint carries a maximum condemnation of six months successful situation and a good of $5,000. Ryan indispensable besides wage $500 successful restitution to the Department of Treasury for the astir $1.5 cardinal successful harm done to the Capitol during the riot. According to tribunal documents, the sentencing justice tin travel the recommended punishment outlined successful the plea woody oregon determine connected thing different.
Ryan's sentencing volition beryllium Nov. 4, 2021, a twelvemonth and a time aft the 2020 statesmanlike election.
According to tribunal documents, Hyland was charged with entering and remaining successful a restricted building; disorderly and disruptive behaviour successful a restricted building; convulsive introduction and disorderly behaviour successful a Capitol building; parading, demonstrating, oregon picketing successful a Capitol building. Court documents amusement Hyland was arraigned and pleaded not blameworthy to counts 1-4 connected March 9. Hyland is escaped connected a idiosyncratic recognizance bond.
According to tribunal documents, Schwab was charged with entering and remaining successful a restricted building; disorderly and disruptive behaviour successful a restricted building; convulsive introduction and disorderly behaviour successful a Capitol building; parading, demonstrating, oregon picketing successful a Capitol building. Court documents amusement Schwab was arraigned and pleaded not blameworthy to each counts connected July 15. Schwab is escaped connected a idiosyncratic recognizance bond.