Judge Tanya Chutkan Presiding Over Trump Case Issues Her Harshest Sentence Yet to Jan. 6 Defendant – EVOL

The judge appointed by Obama who is handling the case involving former President Donald Trump’s election interference case in Washington has delivered her toughest sentence yet. In a separate case related to the January 6 events, she sentenced a man from Maryland to over five years in prison.

On April 19, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan handed down a sentence in a case involving Scott Miller, a Maryland man and former leader of a local chapter of the Proud Boys. Miller was convicted of assaulting law enforcement with a dangerous weapon during the protest at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Mr. Miller joined a crowd at the Lower West Terrace “Tunnel” at around 4:15 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, a location where some of the most violent clashes took place between protesters and police, per charging documents.

He repeatedly hit a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officer with a long wooden pole and then proceeded to throw various objects, including a metal pipe or pole, a bottle, and a large black speaker, at police in the tunnel.

According to prosecutors, Mr. Miller proceeded to strike multiple officers who were guarding the tunnel by swinging or jabbing a long



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