He kind of throws trump under the bus by admitting that he was hypnotized by trump's words and then says he hopes for a pardon. Methinks he won't get the pardon.I was thinking Loki instead of Joker but you're right.
Jake Angeli's lawyer (Albert Watson) may prove to be even more "entertaining" as a lawyer than Guiliani. It's interesting that an Arizona defendant hires a lawyer from St. Louis. Here is part of his defense:
Watkins said Chansley — also known as Jake Angeli and the QAnon shaman — hung “on every word” of the president and felt “very, very, very solidly in sync” with him. It was “like his voice was for the first time being heard,” the lawyer added.Chansley, 33, of Phoenix, “loved” Trump and “felt like he was answering the call of our president,” Watkins said. He was in Washington “at the invitation of our president, who was going to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue with him,” he added. Trump told his supporters at the pre-riot rally that he would accompany them to the Capitol, but went back to the White House to watch the insurrection on TV instead.
Jake Angeli’s attorney claimed Donald Trump had “an obligation” to pardon his client, who he said "loved" the president.m.huffpost.com
Although he wants Trump to pardon Chansley, the underlined part of his statement above seems like good testimony for the Senate to use in Trump's impeachment trial.
The self-promotion claims by Watson are exaggerated to say the least:
St. Louis attorneys Mark McCloskey and Patricia McCloskey, who made national headlines after pictures and videos showed them pointing firearms toward protesters in their gated community, have retained a lawyer. The McCloskeys' hiring of a lawyer is not surprising given that a St. Louis...lawandcrime.com
Better stock up on popcorn.
If he wanted the pardon, he should have whipped out his brand new antifa t-shirt.