Douglass Mackey, a pro-Trump meme creator known as Ricky Vaughn, received a seven-month prison sentence in October for trolling Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election.
Mackey faced a maximum of 10 years in prison for speech-related offenses.
In January 2021, federal authorities indicted Mackey for using social media to ‘spread election disinformation’ to Hillary Clinton supporters in 2016.
The pro-Trump meme maker was later convicted of trolling Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election.
Mackey shared a humorous meme advising Hillary voters to text in their vote on Wednesday after the election, intended as a joke. Unfortunately for Mackey, the Marxists did not find it amusing.
Douglass Mackey faced indictment and was convicted on Friday for sharing jokes online.
He was sentenced to seven months in prison for posting an online joke.
On Monday, a federal judge stayed Mackey’s seven-month prison sentence.
This is what Mackey wrote on today’s decision:
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals just overruled the District Court in granting our motion for bond pending appeal. This ruling is huge because it means that the appeals court decided that my appeal presents “substantial” and “debatable” issues of law that, if resolved in my favor, will result