BLM Activist Arrested as Part of Capitol Riot Claims He Was Just ‘Documenting’ Violence

A left-wing agitator who is part of the Black Lives Matter movement who was arrested for being part of the riot at the Capitol now claims he was only there to “document” the violence.

John Sullivan was charged Thursday in federal court in Washington, D.C. after being arrested by the FBI.

The Utah resident remains in the custody of federal marshals in the Bee Hive State’s Toeele County, Fox News reported.

Sullivan faces federal charges of civil disorder, entering a restricted building and violent entry or disorderly conduct, Fox reported.

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The FBI claims that Sullivan was heard threatening to burn the Capitol Building down. Investigators say that during the riot Sullivan said “We gotta get this s— burned,” and “it’s our house motherfu**er.”

Investigators also say that Sullivan was wearing a bullet-proof vest and remarked to other rioters, “You guys are fu**ing savage. Let’s go!”

Sullivan is also heard on video saying, “There are so many people. Let’s go. This shit is ours! F**k yeah. I can’t believe this is reality.”

“We accomplished this shit,” and he said at another point in the video, “We did this together. F**k yeah! We are all a part of this history.”

Sullivan is the founder of Insurgence USA, a left-wing group in Utah. He told Fox News that he joined the riot in the Capitol “document” what was going on and to dispute “this narrative going around” that Antifa planned the riot.

Amazingly, CNN had interviewed Sullivan on the night of the riot and treated him as if he was a legitimate “journalist” covering the event.

After all he was caught saying? And CNN acts as if he is just a journalist?

Max Blumenthal posted a series of tweets about Sullivan highlighting his appearances on CNN:

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