A federal judge on Wednesday chastised an attorney representing a Capitol riot defendant f...

Judge slams attorney in Jan. 6 case for arguing DC residents despise ‘traditional values’ | TheHill – The Hill

A federal judge on Wednesday chastised an attorney representing a Capitol riot defendant for arguing that D.C. residents despise rural Americans' "traditional values" while seeking to have the proceedings moved to another court.U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta singled out the attorney, David W. Fischer, for the remarks during a lengthy hearing on Wednesday in one of the government's biggest cases concerning the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol."This brief – and I will be reserved about what I'm about to say – reads less like a legal brief than something you might read on a blog," said Mehta, an …

 

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