A Californian man in search of asylum in Belarus after American prosecutors charged him with storming the US Capitol constructing earlier this 12 months has informed RT he needs he hadn’t been amongst these on the entrance of the group.
Speaking from the Eastern European nation as a part of an interview set to be broadcast on Saturday, Evan Neumann outlined how he first came upon he was among the many so-called ‘domestic terrorists’ needed by authorities for his function within the unrest.
“It was brought to my attention that I might be on that list, and I looked and it appeared to be me, and it said, ‘for assaulting a federal officer,’” he defined. “And I knew that I had not assaulted a federal officer.”
However, regardless of denying the costs, he admitted he wished he had behaved in a different way on the now-infamous January 6 riots in Washington. “I’d promised somebody that I would stand back in the crowd, and I didn’t hold to that promise. That’s the first thing that I regret,” Neumann mentioned. “And I regret being rude to the police,” he added.
The supporter of former president Donald Trump is now in search of refuge in Belarus, having fled neighboring Ukraine after fearing he can be arrested and extradited again to the US.
He insists he’s harmless and was not chargeable for any altercation with legislation enforcement officers.
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