The accused US Capitol rioter who calls himself the “QAnon Shaman” lied during a jailhouse interview claiming that he was “waved” into the building by police officers, a federal judge said.
In a 32-page March 8 motion ordering Jacob Chansley to remain behind bars until trial, Judge Royce Lamberth said the Arizona man wasn’t truthful during an interview with “60 Minutes+” that aired earlier this month.
Chansley, 33, claimed that he thought he was allowed into the Capitol Jan. 6 after being “waved in” by police officers, giving him the impression that his actions were permitted. But Lamberth said video proves otherwise.
“The government’s video shows that defendant blatantly lied during his interview with “60 Minutes+” when he said that police officers waved him into the building,” Lamberth wrote.
“Further, this video confirms that defendant did not, as counsel claims, enter the…