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U.S. Says Rioters At Capitol Aimed 'To Capture And Assassinate Elected Officials'

"It's only a matter of time, justice is coming," Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman," said in a hand-written note to Vice President Mike Pence.
Pro-Trump extremists, including Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon shaman" known for his painted face and horned hat, intended "to capture and assassinate elected officials," the Justice Department says in a new court filing. Chansley was taken into custody in Arizona. Source: Saul Loeb

Members of the pro-Trump mob that staged an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week intended "to capture and assassinate elected officials," federal prosecutors say, in a new court filing against Jacob Chansley, also known as the "QAnon Shaman."

Chansley wore horns, face paint and fur as he stood on the Senate dais – where he left a threatening note for Vice President Mike Pence, prosecutors say.

"It's only a matter of time, justice is coming," the hand-written note to Pence read, according to the court document. The note

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