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Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the Capitol on Jan. 6. Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images

A real estate agent from Frisco, Texas, who participated in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — and later said on social media that she would not be arrested because she is white, has blond hair and a good job — was sentenced Thursday to two months in prison, AP reports.

Driving the news: Prosecutors alleged that Jennifer Leigh Ryan demonstrated a lack of candor and remorse for her participation in the insurrection and did not understand the seriousness of her crime, per AP.

  • "Your actions since Jan. 6 make me doubt some of those things," U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper said of Ryan's apology.

The big picture: Prosecutors said that Ryan traveled to D.C. on a chartered jet, livestreamed her entry into the Capitol, and posted photos of herself on social media next to broken windows.

  • Ryan's lawyers argued that she was in the Capitol for two minutes, was not violent and was exercising her First Amendment right to speak on social media.
  • Ryan on March 26 wrote on Twitter: "Definitely not going to jail. Sorry I have blonde hair white skin a great job a great future and I’m not going to jail. Sorry to rain on your hater parade. I did nothing wrong."
  • Ryan said in court that she was responding to people who called for her arrest. "I was attacked and I was answering them," she said.

What's next: Ryan is expected to begin serving her sentence in January.

Go deeper: Alleged Capitol rioter sent back to jail after watching conspiracy theory event

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Capitol lectern thief to take plea deal

Adam Johnson carries the lectern of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi through the U.S. Capitol rotunda on Jan. 6 during a pro-Trump mob's invasion of the building. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Almost a year after he waved at a photographer while carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, Parrish's Adam Johnson is scheduled to take a plea deal.

  • The Manatee County man was one of the first Capitol insurrectionists identified after his photo made the rounds on social media.

Capitol rioter gets 41 months in longest Jan. 6 sentence

Photo: Evelyn Hockstein/for the Washington Post via Getty Images

A former mixed martial arts fighter was sentenced to 41 months in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to assaulting a police officer, a felony charge stemming from his participation in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Why it matters: Scott Fairlamb, 44, is the first Jan. 6 rioter to be ordered to serve years behind bars. The sentence could set a benchmark for other cases that prosecutors have brought against people involved in the attack.

Americans are super-sizing their holiday travel

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Americans are rushing back into holiday travel, and many are taking even longer trips now than they did before the pandemic began.

The big picture: After skipping Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings last year, many people are eager to maximize this year's celebrations with friends and family. And flexible remote working arrangements make that easier than ever.