‘QAnon Shaman’ Attorney Tells Newsmax He’s Working on No Jail Time Deal

The attorney for Jacob Chansley, the man known as the “QAnon Shaman,” tells Newsmax he is hopeful a plea deal can be reached that would allow his client to escape further jail time for participating in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

”I’d like to see him have no more jail time,” attorney Al Watkins said in a Newsmax interview Friday. ”But we’re not there yet. I’m hoping we can have something next week.”

Reuters reported that Watkins said officials at the federal Bureau of Prisons have diagnosed Chansley with transient schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety.

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