“Fairly frankly, I’m confused,” he stated. “I’m confused on the allegations and the fees.”
Shroyer stated he was on the Capitol “as a journalist” and there was “by no means any intent to disrupt something.”
Shroyer is charged with crimes together with disorderly conduct and coming into a restricted space of Capitol grounds. He was seen on the west facet of the Capitol subsequent to the inauguration stage in addition to on the prime of the steps on the east facet of the Capitol, in line with courtroom paperwork. He’s not accused of going into the Capitol constructing.
Shroyer was outspoken upfront of Jan. 6 about desirous to cease the certification of President Joe Biden’s victory, authorities stated.
Throughout an deal with at Freedom Plaza the day earlier than the riot, he stated, in line with the courtroom papers: “People are able to battle. We’re not precisely certain what that’s going to appear to be maybe in a few weeks if we will’t cease this certification of the fraudulent election … we’re the brand new revolution! We’re going to restore and we’re going to save the republic!”