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‘Q-Shaman’ gets new lawyer, sets up likely appeal of Jan. 6 guilty plea

Jacob Chansley, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, switched attorneys Monday, laying the groundwork for a possible appeal of his plea and 41-month sentence. Chansley’s decision to replace Albert Watkins with John Pierce comes less than two weeks after he expressed remorse at his

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