Jacob Chansley, known as the “QAnon Shaman,” has announced his intention to run for Congress in 2024 as a Libertarian in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District.
Chansley gained notoriety for his involvement in the January 6th Capitol breach and was charged with crimes related to civil disorder and violent entry.
Despite serving 27 months in prison, Chansley maintains that he is not a violent criminal and is repentant for his actions. (Trending: Court Hands Down Crucial 2nd Amendment Ruling)
QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley, who was recently released from federal prison for being at the Capitol on J6, appears to be running for Congress.
Chansley will be running as a libertarian candidate according to paperwork that was filed. pic.twitter.com/I8s2AyK2pH
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“I am in no way, shape or form a violent criminal… no way a domestic terrorist,” Chansley stated.
“I’m a good man who broke the law. … I am truly repentant for my actions.”
The treatment of individuals involved in the Capitol breach has remained a focus for a number Republican lawmakers.
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