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Jail sentence Jan. 6 rioter, 32, says he is considering running for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024

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An accused Capitol rioter who is in jail awaiting trial said he is considering running for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024.

Nate DeGrave, 32, was arrested by the FBI in his Las Vegas apartment in late January and is now facing a dozen charges related to the January 6 attacks on the Capitol.

DeGrave told I-Team that he was shooting a documentary during the Capitol attacks and did not participate in any violent activity.

He said he and other Las Vegas men who were subsequently arrested planned to sell the documentary and that was the main motivation behind their trip to DC.

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Nate DeGrave, 32, (left) was arrested by the FBI and charged with participating in the January 6 riot. He Said He’s “Flirting” With The Idea Of Running For Mayor Of Las Vegas In 2024

According to I-Team, DeGrave is the CEO of an event planner and adult model management company.  In a modeling profile, DeGrave said he was a fitness model, entrepreneur, personal trainer and motivator with

DeGrave is charged with conspiracy, obstruction of official proceedings and assaulting, resisting or obstructing certain officials

According to I-Team, DeGrave is the CEO of an event planner and adult model management company. In a modeling profile, DeGrave said he was a fitness model, entrepreneur, personal trainer and motivator with “amazing camera presence” who had often been told that he “should be on the covers of magazines”

But security footage obtained by investigators showed DeGrave and other men forcibly pushing officers guarding the Capitol’s doors to enter, prosecutors said.

On Jan. 6 photos of DeGrave, he can be seen in what investigators say was tactical gear, but he told I-Team he was simply wearing a motorcycle vest.

“I was completely convinced that the election would be reversed by Pence and I knew it was going to be historic,” DeGrave said. “I was excited, but at the same time I was very concerned about my safety,” he told the outlet.

“I think there are also better and more effective ways to bring about change and I have flirted with the idea of ​​running for mayor of Las Vegas in the next few years,” he added.

DeGrave is now imprisoned in Washington DC awaiting a trial that has not yet been scheduled.

On social media, DeGrave commented,

“We're here to protect the country, if things go wrong, if Pence does what we think he's going to do.  Let Antifa try us, we're there, we're ready.  I say bring it.  We are no longer silent.'

On social media, DeGrave commented, “It’s time for the American people to stand up and stand up for this country. We are tired of pre-riot corruption. He is said to have said, ‘We’re here to protect the country, if things go wrong, if Pence does what we think he’s going to do. Let Antifa try us, we’re there, we’re ready. I say bring it. We are no longer silent’

But security footage obtained by investigators showed DeGrave and other men forcibly pushing officers guarding the Capitol doors to enter.  A person believed to be DeGrave has been circled

But security footage obtained by investigators showed DeGrave and other men forcibly pushing officers guarding the Capitol doors to enter. A person believed to be DeGrave has been circled

A criminal complaint filed against him states that he

A criminal complaint filed against him states that he “assaulted, resisted, harassed, hindered, harassed and interfered with an officer.”

A fundraiser with a goal of $500,000 was set up for DeGrave.  No one has donated until Sunday

A fundraiser with a goal of $500,000 was set up for DeGrave. No one has donated until Sunday

He maintained that he and others present at the riot were not violent and were exercising their right to protest peacefully. “We’re not violent people,” DeGrave said. “We are not extremists. We are not domestic terrorists.’

But a criminal complaint filed against him alleges that he “assaulted, resisted, harassed, hindered, harassed and interfered with an officer.”

Before the January 6 riots, a co-defendant rioter shared on social media that DeGrave and other men had booked their flights to Washington DC to stand with Trump and record the events.

“We will be documenting our journey and each contributor will receive a personalized thank you video shot on location in Washington DC and will be listed as a contributor in the mini video documentary,” the post said, according to the complaint.

An accused Capital rioter has said he plans to run for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024 (file photo)

An accused Capital rioter has said he plans to run for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024 (file photo)

DeGrave maintained that he and others present at the riot were not violent and were exercising their right to protest peacefully.

DeGrave maintained that he and others present at the riot were not violent and were exercising their right to protest peacefully. “We’re not violent people,” DeGrave said. “We are not extremists. We are not domestic terrorists’ (file photo)

Retrieved comments from DeGrave’s deactivated Facebook account show him saying, “It’s time for the American people to stand up and stand up for this country. We’re tired of corruption.’

The men then allegedly met in a Maryland hotel room and recorded a debate before the Capitol riots.

In the video, obtained by investigators, a person believed to be DeGrave says, “We’re here to protect the country, if things go wrong, if Pence does what we think he’s going to do. Let Antifa try us, we’re there, we’re ready. I say bring it. We are no longer silent.’

DeGrave insisted that his behavior on social media was just that, and what needs to be investigated are his actions, which he said were not violent.

DeGrave insisted that his behavior on social media was just that, and what needs to be investigated are his actions, which he said were not violent.

DeGrave said he has lost

DeGrave said he has lost “a lot” since he was imprisoned. The description of his fundraiser claims he was denied proper hygiene, proper nutrition, access to legal visits in prison

DeGrave is in jail awaiting trial but said he is thinking of running for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024

DeGrave is in jail awaiting trial but said he is thinking of running for mayor of Las Vegas in 2024

DeGrave urged I-Team that his social media behavior was just that, and what should be investigated are his actions, which he said were not violent.

A fundraiser with a goal of $500,000 was set up for DeGrave. No one has donated until Sunday.

Nathan DeGrave is a patriot, political prisoner suffering in solitary confinement in Biden’s DC Gitmo. While murderers, rapists and pedophiles are treated with child gloves for their crimes, Nathan’s only crime is his nonviolent participation in the largely peaceful January 6 rally,” read the description.

It also alleges that the “corrupt Biden regime” would not allow DeGrave to leave prison before trial because he is a Trump supporter and that he is not given proper hygiene, proper nutrition and access to legal visits in prison. given.

According to I-Team, DeGrave is the CEO of an event planner and adult model management company.

In a modeling profile, DeGrave said he was a fitness model, entrepreneur, personal trainer, and motivator with “amazing camera presence,” who was often told he “should be on the covers of magazines.”

DeGrave’s charges include conspiracy, obstruction of official proceedings, and assaulting, resisting or obstructing certain officials.

The next mayoral election in Las Vegas will be held in 2024.

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