Black Donald Trump supporter, Mark Ponder, who assaulted police at the Capitol back on Jan. 6, 2021 was sentenced to five years in the slammer chi KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Black Donald Trump supporter, Mark Ponder, who assaulted police at the Capitol back on Jan. 6, 2021 was sentenced to five years in the slammer chi

A lil Donald Trump supporter who assaulted police at the Capitol back on Jan. 6, 2021 was sentenced to five years in the slammer chi. (Read More Here).

According to NBC News, Mark Ponder, will be spending the next 63 months in federal prison. His lil a** attacked
officers with poles.

Guess he forgot he was black….He later told federal agents that police were "part of the problem" during the riot.

Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, one of the US Capitol Police officers that Ponder attacked, testified Tuesday at Ponder's sentencing committee.

"He didn't care whether I was a police officer or not. He didn't care I had a family or not," Gonell said.

Gonell asked DC District Judge Tanya Chutkan: "Please do not fall for his plea because that day he didn't care about me" and described Ponder's explanation that he got caught up in the moment as "BS."

Gonell, who has emerged as a prominent voice speaking publicly about the attack and its effects on law enforcement, told the court he was injured by other rioters and blocked attacks from Ponder with his riot shield during the assault.

Before handing down her sentence, Chutkan said that Ponder "wasn't defending himself or anyone else; he was trying to injure those officers."

That was three months longer than the prison sentence requested by prosecutors. And it is the same sentence that Chutkan gave Robert Palmer, a Florida man who also pleaded guilty to assaulting police at the Capitol.

More than 200 other Capitol riot defendants have been sentenced so far. None received a longer prison sentence than Ponder or Palmer.

Chutkan said Ponder was “leading the charge” against police officers trying to hold off the mob that disrupted Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s electoral victory.

“This is not ‘caught up’, Mr Ponder,” she said. “He was intent on attacking and injuring police officers. This was not a protest.”

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