The January 6 protester widely known for propping his feet up on Nancy Pelosi’s desk during the U.S. Capital riot was found guilty by a jury of his peers today on all counts.
Richard “Bigo” Barnett from Gravette, AR was convicted this morning on eight counts ranging from felony civil disorder to obstruction of an official proceeding.
The judge in the case has scheduled a sentencing hearing in May. Barnett faces up to 20 years in prison.
Barnett gained nationwide attention from photos of him in Pelosi’s office with his feet propped up on her desk.
Newsmax ran the controversial photo in its breaking news article today.
Barnett testified that his now-notorious act came when a news photographer told him to “act natural.”
So he did.
The photo prompted roars of emotion across the country ranging from outrage to laughter, and made him one of the more prominent January 6…