So far, t he Justice Department has charged more than 450 people with taking part in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. You hear a lot about the cases of those accused of violent acts or conspiring to take part in an “insurrection.” But recently, we saw the resolution of a much more pedestrian case, one that is likely representative of the rioters who ended up inside the Capitol, but did not take part in any violence.

On June 22, a 28-year-old Tennessee man, Bryan Wayne Ivey, pleaded guilty to his role in the riot. The charge he pleaded guilty to, “Parading, Demonstrating or Picketing in a Capitol Building,” is a misdemeanor that carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail and a $500 fine.

Byron York is chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner. Contact him at

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What happened with John Sullivan, and the FBI agents, and the rest of the leftist that seeded the riot? They were in the 3rd group.


We need an honest investigation of the FBI’s involvement in this NOW

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