OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP By J6 Political Hostage Richard ‘Bigo’ Barnett: ‘Wielding The Sword Of Reality Requires A lot Sacrifice’ | The Gateway Pundit

J6 political prisoner and retired hearth fighter Richard Barnett, who was famously photographed together with his ft up on a desk inside former Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s workplace throughout January 6, 2021 Cease the Steal rally, penned  an “Open Letter To President Trump” from his jail cell in Federal Correctional Establishment Seagoville.

Amid the political persecution, serving a 4 yr jail sentence within the Texas correctional facility, Barnett, affirms he’s steadfast in religion because the “present regime” makes an attempt to destroy the previous president as they’ve the political prisoners by “fabricating charges.”

“My strength is beyond their attempts,” wrote the 63 yr outdated political hostage.  “The purpose of my writing to you, as I sit behind razor wire for the following few years separated from all I like and maintain expensive, is that I nonetheless stand robust for our nice nation, a nation based upon the sacrifice and dedication of our forefathers.

“And I stand with you, President Trump, as I know your courage is of the same substance as mine, willing to stand at all costs at those that are intent on destruction of the will of We the People. For you and I both know that wielding the sword of truth requires much sacrifice.”

“I also believe that God, our Father, raises up who he will, as he will, for his purposes and that He is not close to being through with either one of us. So, in this thought I wish you Godspeed, sir.”

Barnett traveled from his Arkansas dwelling to the nation’s capitol on January 6 to help Donald Trump and listen to the previous president’s speech on the Capitol complicated.

A number of reporters and photographers additionally occurred to be current when Barnett  entered Pelosi’s workplace. The photographers reportedly prompted Barnett to pose for footage, instructing him to take a seat on the desk and “act natural” as they took a sequence of of photographs.

He testified that he was “going with the flow” wen he struck a pose for the photographers.

Barnett stood in Pelosi’s workplace for a complete of six minutes, he took an envelope from one of many desks and wrote Pelosi a observe that learn, “Hey Nancy, Bigo was here biotch.”

Two hours later, the photographs of Barnett inside Pelosi’s workplace went viral and have become one of the crucial iconic pictures of January 6. Pelosi’s daughter, Christine, printed Barnett’s picture on Twitter warning the “seditionist will be prosecuted.”

Earlier than leaving the Capitol grounds, Barnett gave a speech to the gang from a bullhorn.

“We took back our house, and I took Nancy Pelosi’s office,” he mentioned, in accordance with prosecutors.

Hours after Barnett returned dwelling on Jan. 7, the FBI knocked on his door. On Jan. 8, he was apprehended by a military of armed federal brokers in a predawn raid and held in pretrial detention.

Barnett was ordered to stay behind bars with no probability to make bail or bond regardless that he has no felony report and faces no violent fees.

On Jan. 29, the Justice Division indicted Barnett for Obstruction of an Official Continuing; Aiding and Abetting; Getting into and Remaining in a Restricted Constructing or Grounds with a Lethal or Harmful Weapon; Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct in a Restricted Constructing or Grounds with a Lethal or Harmful Weapon; Getting into and Remaining in Sure Rooms within the Capitol Constructing; Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Constructing; Parading, Demonstrating, or Picketing in a Capitol Constructing; Theft of Authorities Property.

The “dangerous or deadly weapon,” was a collapsible strolling stick that may also be used as a stun gun, that contained no batteries whereas he was on the Capitol grounds.

Barnett testified throughout trial that he was pushed into the Capitol and unknowingly entered Pelosi’s workplace looking out for a loo.

Becoming a member of the riot was “an enigma in my life I regret,” however prosecutors “want me to be remorseful for things I did not do,” Barnett mentioned underneath oath. “Jan. 6 was a traumatic day for everyone, not just law enforcement.”

On Could 25, 2023, a jury discovered responsible Barnett responsible of eight fees in a DC kangaroo court docket and he was sentenced by by U.S. District Decide Christopher Cooper to over 4 years in jail. Prosecutors sought seven years.

Decide Cooper scolded Barnett having fun with notoriety and media consideration after the riot.

“All the folks who know ‘Bigo’ need to know the actions of Jan. 6 cannot be repeated without some serious repercussions,” Cooper instructed Barnett on the sentencing listening to.

Barnett’s legal professional Jonathan Gross mentioned Barnett was singled out as a result of the picture made him well-known, arguing he “should not be punished because the government thinks he’s a symbol.”



Instantly after the decision was learn in court docket, Barnett mentioned he was “absolutely not” given a good trial.

“I think the venue should’ve been changed. This is not a jury of my peers,” he mentioned. “I don’t agree with the decision, but I do appreciate the process. We’re surely going to appeal.”

Barnett, the breadwinner of his household, thanked the American individuals for serving to his disabled spouse and household maintain all through his incarceration with prayers, letters of help.



Pricey President Trump,

You don’t know me however maybe you’ve got heard of me as I’m a J6 political prisoner. My identify is Richard “BIGO” Barnett. “BIGO” is a moniker I acquired in 2020 and is brief for giant O patriot. On the time, I used to be organizing rallies and fundraising for Cease the Steal, Again the Blue, Save the Kids, and Second Modification rights within the nice state of Arkansas.

I’m presently in federal jail, a captive of the far-left elitist political regime, their puppet masters and their partisan FBI and DOJ conspirators.

At 61 years of age, I traveled to DC for the January sixth 2021 Cease the Steal rally to peacefully stand in solidarity with you, my president, in addition to my fellow America First constitutionalists. I got here to let my voice be heard.

I used to be a conservative enterprise proprietor with no earlier felony report and was, and nonetheless am, an avid supporter of our nice Republic and the group through which I reside.

I’m a household man and imagine that the Democrats’ destruction of the nuclear household and their means to maintain blacks on their welfare plantation has been the catalyst to additional a quickly rising, social justice debacle that excuses people from any private duty. They’ve attacked each frequent decency recognized to a civilized moral mankind and at an try at totalitarian socialism.

As along with your ongoing scenario, the current regime has stripped the blindfold off of Woman Justice, fabricating fees to aim to destroy me. However my energy is past their makes an attempt.

The purpose of my writing to you, as I sit behind razor wire for the following few years separated from all I like and maintain expensive, is that I nonetheless stand robust for our nice nation, a nation based upon the sacrifice and dedication of our forefathers.

And I stand with you, President Trump, as I do know your braveness is of the identical substance as mine, prepared to face in any respect prices at these which might be intent on destruction of the desire of We the Folks. For you and I each know that wielding the sword of fact requires a lot sacrifice.

I additionally imagine that God, our Father, raises up who he’ll, as he’ll, for his functions and that He isn’t near being via with both of us. So, on this thought I want you Godspeed, sir.

PS. you don’t should think about the monetary burden in addition to the emotional this burden has positioned on us, as my spouse is disabled and I’ve all the time been the only real breadwinner.

You probably have entry to any patriots that might want to help us throughout this troublesome time my household could be most grateful. My account has been arrange for donations. It’s

PPS – Please contemplate giving each J6er an autographed pair of your new sneakers.