A New Jersey man has received one of the longest prison sentences to date … stemming from the January 6, 2022 United States Capitol Building riot.

According to the Associated Press, defendant Christopher Joseph Quaglin argued with and insulted United States District Judge Trevor McFadden, during the process and after being sentenced to 12 years in prison for attacking United States Capitol police officers.

Quaglin has been described as a New Jersey electrician.

McFadden called Quaglin “a menace to our society."

Quaglin called McFadden, “Trump's worst mistake of 2016,"

Former President Donald Trump appointed McFadden to the federal bench in 2017.

The federal government has charged more than 1,000 people with various crimes … with hundreds (thus far) having been convicted.

The Capitol Building riot became a political flashpoint for the 2022 midterm elections, and, as the November 6, 2024 Presidential election gets closer … it will no doubt be used by both sides as a political wedge issue.

Wikipedia describes it like this:

On January 6, 2021, during the counting of Electoral College votes for the 2020 United States presidential election, a pro-Trump rally resulted in a mob that violently stormed the Capitol.

The January 6, 2021 protests are a direct example as to how the nearly 50-50 divided States of America can look at the same thing so differently.

One side calls it an insurrection, siege or riot.

The other side calls it a protest.

November 6, 2024 will decide where the United States of America goes from here.

For the first time in a long while, the two choices are nearly opposite of one another.

SOURCE: Associated Press (regarding sentencing of Christopher Joseph Quaglin).

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