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Adam Christian Johnson seen carrying lectern at Capitol riot won’t attend inauguration: lawyer

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A lawyer for the Trump supporter who smilingly walked off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern during the US Capitol riot assured a court that his client “is not going to be attending the inauguration,” according to a report.

Adam Christian Johnson, 36, of Parrish, Fla., a father of five boys, was arrested Friday over the DC chaos and faces charges including knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and theft of government property.

He strolled out of a federal courtroom in Tampa on $25,000 bond Monday, wearing a white T-shirt, flip-flops and shorts, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

“He’d like to just get home to his family,” his attorney David Bigney said.

Johnson has received death threats since last week’s riot, his lawyers said.

Protesters enter the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021
Protesters enter the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 after a Trump rally in DC.
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Assistant US Attorney Patrick Scruggs expressed concern that Johnson, who is only allowed to travel to Washington, DC, for court appearances, would attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.

“I can assure you he is not going to be attending the inauguration,” attorney Dan Eckhart said.

Adam Johnson's mugshot
Adam Johnson’s case will be handled in DC.
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Johnson’s case will be handled in DC but US Magistrate Judge Christopher Tuite explained that he has the right to have it transferred to Tampa, the news outlet reported.

But a transfer to Florida would require him to plead guilty — and would only be allowed with the consent of the US Attorneys, it added.

On Monday, Eckhart told reporters in an understatement that the snapshot of his client walking off with the lectern presents a problem.

“You have a photograph of our client in a building, unauthorized to be there, with what appears to be a podium or a lectern, I’m not exactly sure which one it is called. But that’s what we have,” he said.

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