Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley will be arraigned on federal charges in connection to his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol, local station WDIV-TV reports.
According to the news outlet, Kelley, 40, was arrested June 9 by the FBI on multiple charges for “engaging in violent activity while on restricted grounds.” Kelley was accused of climbing scaffolding outside the Capitol and repeatedly urging the mob of Donald Trump supporters to enter the building to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election win.
His charges include: knowingly engaging in any act of physical violence against a person or property in any restricted building or grounds, willfully injuring or committing any depredation against any property of the United States, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, and knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority,
Kelley is among five GOP candidates who will face off in the August 2 GOP gubernatoria primary.
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