Tag Archives: Ashli Babbitt

Parscale Blamed Trump For Death Of Ashli Babbitt

CNBC reports: In text messages sent on the evening of Jan. 6, long-time Trump supporter Brad Parscale said that the riot was “about trump pushing for uncertainty in our country.” “A sitting president asking for civil war,” Parscale said in texts to Katrina Pierson, a former Trump campaign official who was reportedly involved in organizing Trump’s pre-riot rally. Pierson replied: …

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Ashli Babbitt’s Brother, Already Accused Of Hate Crime, Charged In Second Attack By San Diego Prosecutors

The Times Of San Diego reports: The brother of Ashli Babbitt, the San Diego woman fatally shot during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, is facing new criminal charges stemming from an alleged attack on a man in Ocean Beach, the San Diego City Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Roger Witthoeft, 33, was already facing charges for allegedly …

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Ashli Babbitt’s Brother Charged In Hate Crime Assault

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: A man facing battery and hate-crime charges for allegedly attacking and hurling racial slurs at a utility worker last year near Ocean Beach is the brother of Ashli Babbitt, the San Diego woman who was shot and killed by a police officer Jan. 6, 2021, inside the U.S. Capitol. Roger Stefan Witthoeft, Jr., 33, was …

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Witness To Babbitt Shooting Sentenced To 75 Days

Axios reports: A U.S. Capitol rioter was sentenced to 75 days in prison on Thursday for directing a mob toward the Speaker’s Lobby on Jan. 6, 2021. Jeffrey Register, 39, of Jacksonville, Florida, was also fined $500 following his guilty plea last October to parading, demonstrating and picketing in a Capitol building, per a Justice Department statement. Register had been …

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Witness To Babbitt Shooting Pleads Guilty, Cooperates

Law & Crime reports: The New Jersey man who gave a self-incriminating interview on Jan. 6, telling a reporter that he was near Ashli Babbitt when she was shot outside the Speaker’s Lobby in the Capitol building, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and is cooperating with the feds. Thomas Baranyi, 30, pleaded guilty Thursday to a single charge of …

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AP Delves Into “Martyr” Ashli Babbitt’s Criminal Past

The Associated Press reports: The first time Celeste Norris laid eyes on Ashli Babbitt, the future insurrectionist had just rammed her vehicle three times with an SUV and was pounding on the window, challenging her to a fight. Norris says the bad blood between them began in 2015, when Babbitt engaged in a monthslong extramarital affair with Norris’ longtime live-in …

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Trump Records Birthday Message For Ashli Babbitt

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump recorded a video where he wished deceased Capitol rioter Ashli Babbit happy birthday and called for the Department of Justice to reopen its investigation into her death. The video was reportedly played at the Texas Loves Ashli Babbitt rally on Sunday, which was held by family and supporters in Freeport, Texas, according to …

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Cop Who Shot QAnon Rioter: “I Saved Countless Lives”

NBC News reports: In the chaotic minutes before he shot and killed Ashli Babbitt during the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Lt. Michael Byrd focused his attention on the glass doors leading into the lobby of the U.S. House of Representatives chamber. For Byrd, who is Black, the incident turned his life upside down. He has been in hiding for …

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Internal Probe Exonerates Cop Who Shot QAnon Rioter

NBC News reports: The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt outside a door of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has been formally exonerated after an internal investigation, according to a department memo obtained by NBC News. The officer, whose name has not been released, opened fire on Babbitt as she and a mob of other …

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QAnon Rioter’s Family To Sue Capitol Police For $10M

The Washington Examiner reports: Ashli Babbitt was the victim of an “ambush,” says the Babbitt family attorney preparing a wrongful death lawsuit seeking more than $10 million in damages against the Capitol Police and the officer who fatally shot the woman during the Capitol riot on Jan. 6. The flash of violence was caught on video showing the officer off …

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GOP Senator “Grateful” For Cop That Shot Ashli Babbitt

“The person that shot her is a police officer shooting a criminal not complying with officers telling her, ‘Stop. Don’t come through that window. We have guns drawn. Don’t do it.’ “They’re protecting people, and the officer was found to be innocent of any wrongdoing. So then what would be the purpose of releasing that officer’s name? What do you …

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Kmart And Sears Take Down “Patriot” Ashli Babbitt Shirt

From the retail industry site Footwear News: Sears and Kmart took down a listing for a T-shirt reading “Ashli Babbitt American Patriot” in response to online backlash. Babbitt has been cast as a right-wing martyr in the months since she was shot and killed by a Capitol Police officer as she tried to enter the building with a crowd of …

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