Rioter Who Bragged She Wouldn’t Go to Jail Gets Prison Term

Prosecutors sought incarceration for Jennifer Leigh Ryan of Frisco, Texas, saying she has shown a lack of candor and remorse for her actions.

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This statement of facts document from the FBI in support of bringing charges against Jennifer Leigh Ryan of Frisco, Texas, is photographed on Nov. 4, 2021. The Texas real estate agent who bragged she wasn't going to jail for storming the U.S. Capitol because she is white, has blond hair and good job has been sentenced to two months behind bars. The judge who sentenced Ryan on Nov. 4 questioned whether she is remorseful. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
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A real estate agent from suburban Dallas who flaunted her participation in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol on social media and later bragged she wasn’t going to jail because she is white, has blond hair and a good job was sentenced on Thursday to two months behind bars. While some rioters sentenced for the same misdemeanor conviction have received only probation or home confinement, prosecutors sought incarceration for Jennifer Leigh Ryan of…

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