Five members of a Texas family were sentenced on Wednesday for storming the U.S. Capitol together on Jan. 6, 2021.
The parents, Dawn and Thomas Munn, of Borger, Texas, brought 4 of their children with them to the rebel, three of whom were adults.
The adult members of the Munn family pleaded guilty to parading and demonstrating or picketing inside a Capitol constructing. In keeping with court documents, they climbed into the Capitol through a broken window.
The parents were sentenced to 14 days imprisonment, 3 years probation and 90 days of home confinement. The eldest daughter, Kristi Munn, received 3 years of probation with home detention. The opposite adult children, Josh Munn and Kayli Munn, were sentenced to three years probation without home detention. The minor was not charged.
On the sentencing hearing, Dawn Munn said she was in Washington, D.C., to hunt answers in regards to the 2020 election, and continued to parrot concerns about election security within the U.S.
“I used to be in search of any person to point out me proof that our election was going to be secure,” she said, per CNN. “If we don’t have a secure election, we don’t have a rustic. It is a country by the voice of the people.”
Thomas Munn said he had never been political before.
“I just kept watching what was happening on the news, and I felt we should always speak out,” he said.
Asked what news programs he watched, he said: “Fox News.”
The Munns stormed the U.S. Capitol together on Jan. 6, 2021.
The family was delivered to the FBI’s attention three days after the riot. The tipster said Kristi Munn had made quite a few social media posts about entering the Capitol on Jan. 6, according court documents. The family also appeared in surveillance footage contained in the constructing.
The Munns were arrested in July 2021 and every was charged with 4 federal crimes.
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