Jury convicts Guy Reffitt, first Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendant to stand trial A federal jury on Tuesday convicted the first person to stand trial on charges related to the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of the U.S. Capitol by a mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump. The defendant, Texas resident Guy Reffitt, was convicted of all five charges he faced in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/08/jur...-6-capitol-riot-defendant-to-stand-trial.html The first of many to come, hopefully. Traitors deserve to go to jail. I'm inclined to have some degree of sympathy for these fools since they fell under the spell of a master conman. But idiocy is not a defense for criminal behavior. I just hope this guy realizes his mistake and is remorseful. It shows what can happen when you let a cretin like Individual 1 influence your thinking.