Judge Tanya Chutkan, tasked with presiding over some of the cases of January 6 defendants, handed her latest blow to a capitol rioter on Tuesday, giving the defendant 14 days in jail.Supporters of then-President Donald Trump descended on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in an effort to prevent the official certification of the 2020 election results, which gave Joe Biden the presidency.
However, on Tuesday Chutkan handed Stephens a 14-day sentence to be spent in jail, denying her previous request for probation.’Defense wanted probation or home confinement. Probation office recommended probation. Prosecutors wanted 14 days jail. Judge Chutkan sentenced Stephens to 14 days jail,’ CBS News Congressional correspondent, Scott MacFarlane wrote on X, formerly Twitter.
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