J-6 Political Prisoner Describes the Lawlessness and Sickening Political Antics at His Kangaroo Court Proceedings During the First Week of His Trial in Washington DC

The Gateway Pundit reported on Pete Schwartz back in December 2021. He had already been in prison for nearly a year at that point.

The regime kept Pete “in the hole” in punishing isolation for six months in the last two years.

Peter Schwartz, age 47 and a Kentucky welder who has served in the Army Reserve, was indicted after he was accused of pepper-spraying officers during the Jan. 6 protest.  He was arrested on Feb. 2nd in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. According to his letter, he was with his wife when 30 agents assaulted him with flashbang grenades, armored vehicles, and more than 10 assault rifles aimed at his chest.

“At no point did either my wife or I resist but we were both roughly handled and forced/dragged up the stairs after being shackled and handcuffed as we were shoved around,” Schwartz said.

Last year Pete told The Gateway Pundit, “Today is Nov. 8, 2021. I was arrested in Feb, 2nd 2021. The only portion of my discovery, (the evidence against me), that I’ve seen, is a warrant that was publicly published by Forbes Magazine. After this much time of being incarcerated, I don’t know what evidence is being used against me, nor do I even know what specifically I’m being charged with.”

In October, Peter Schwartz called The Gateway Pundit from his prison cell.  Pete told us the corrupt DOJ added two unrelated codefendants to his case in order to take him down. These Codefendants he has never met and has no relationship with.  The DOJ added them to destroy his case.

This is prisoner abuse.  You don’t have to be a Republican or a Trump supporter to understand that this is not acceptable.

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Pete’s court case started last week.

It was as outrageous and as lawless as the other court proceedings we have read about in Washington DC where Democrats walk for serious crimes and Trump supporters are given months and years in prison for their actions at the January 6 protests at the US Capitol.

Pete wrote us this weekend about his court case so far. At one point an “unbiased” juror ran from the room after witnessing video of police and protesters in a shoving match. The horror was too much for this juror and she asked for time to recover.

This should make every honest American sick to their stomach.

Hello fellow patriots!

It is with great dismay that I’m giving you an update on my currently-ongoing trial. The corruption in this country had its roots in our Legal Industry long before election fraud became so flagrant. Not surprisingly, the systemic corruption in our elections is not that different than what’s been taking place in your local courthouses for decades now. Because the corruption is malignant, they simply kill you with a thousand paper cuts rather than give you an identifiable injustice to battle against. Each item of corruption is dismissed as a “non-fatal error” with no regard to the cumulative effect, which is a grave injustice to all.

The amount of injustice, in my case alone, is far too lengthy to name. And each defendant faces a separate, personalized array of injustices to fight. During these past two years of incarceration this “regular joe” welder has become somewhat of an expert on injustices of the Legal Industry. Since 90% of the injustices are pervasive subtleties, I’ll only highlight a few of the more flagrant “paper cuts” that I’m personally experiencing in my trial, which is in Judge Mehta’s court.

The most obvious fallacy is the fact that my jury pool is comprised of the same people that the Court considered victims in Grand Jury indictments and bond hearings, but not for reasons of moving my trial elsewhere. The circus of choosing a jury has reflected that. The initial pool of jurors consisted of 70 people, 69 of which were DC registered Democrats. The Judge took the first crack at narrowing down the pool by qualifying what he considered “suitable jurors” with questions like, “I know you’ve told us that you hate all Trump supporters and consider them to be Domestic Terrorists, but if I told you to set that aside, could you?” Many of the jurors would answer “No”, but after the Judge would ask a few more times, they’d then sigh and say, “I guess”, to which Judge Mehta would happily tout the success of finding an “unbiased” juror!

The Prosecution then got to remove six jurors from that pool, and we removed ten, in a pretense of fairness. The antics that have taken place in the jury box of my trial make John Grishom’s book/movie “Runaway Jury” seem tame. Although I despise the Liberal agenda that Grishom promotes, I do appreciate his honesty on how verdicts are reached, and that is how my jury was selected.

Saddled with two co-defendants that I’d never met, and having absolutely no connection with, the jurors have already begun to foreshadow what verdict they might reach.

On the first day of trial, Juror #9 made open-court complaints that one of the defendants was giving her the “death stare”, although she couldn’t positively identify which of the three defendants it was.

Judge Mehta called for a closed hearing to discuss this. He said that as long that none of the other jurors had heard this type of talk, it wouldn’t be prejudicial. However, after calling each juror in individually and learning that, not only had they all heard it, they all agreed that they had seen it also. None were in agreement about which defendant had done this, although they all seemed hopeful that we’d get some time of extra punishment above the already trumped-up charges for the alleged dirty looks. Judge Mehta went back on his own word about a tainted jury pool and decided that by simply telling the jurors that, “Courtroom demeanor is not part of the evidence”, it would fix the problem.
He, and a courtroom full of people, all stated on the record that nobody witnessed the alleged “dirty look”.

On the second day of trial, Juror #9 was at it again. The Judge and courtroom staff had been on high alert for potential dirty looks happening in the courtroom, but these claims were unsubstantiated as well and Judge Mehta begrudgingly dismissed the juror rather than grant our motion for a mistrial.

Hours later, during a relatively tame video of the police and protesters in a shoving match, juror #7 jumped up from the jury box and left the courtroom at a dead run. Thinking that it might be an illness or a bathroom emergency, the Judge called a recess in the court. Upon reconvening, we learned that the juror had, while out of the courtroom, texted to request additional time to “recover from the trauma of seeing that video”, which, by the way, was unrelated to any of the defendants and showed police and protesters in a shoving match on January 6.

Having an obviously biased jury is just one of the thousand paper cuts. Sitting at the Defense table with my co-defendants and I are top-notch lawyers. I’m not talking about a good ol’boys from back home who got your uncle out of a DUI one time. I’m talking about world-class lawyers that are ranked at the top internationally. My own team, Boyle and Jasari, being by far the best. They’re far beyond my means as a humble welder, but were purchased by America’s donations to the Patriot Freedom Project.

The best team in the world, though, is only as strong as its weakest link, and one of the co-defendants that I’ve wrongly been saddled with has brought in a saboteur for his council. His name is Schiffelbein and he’s a Public Defendant whose paycheck comes from the same coffers as the Prosecutors. My legal team has worked very hard to exclude all the video and “evidence” that isn’t related to me, and Schiffelbein smirks at us all as he runs video after video that the Prosecutors had unsuccessfully tried to admit as evidence. They are smirking too. Both Schiffelbein and the prosecution are thirstily watching the jurors, hoping to send another one running from the room.

My lawyers politely pointed out why his actions weren’t wise. He then responded by re-introducing videos the prosecution had shown, and circling what he believed to be me, to show the jury. This is flagrant sabotage.

In my previous writings, I’ve explained how they’ve illegally taken my phone and manipulated my private text conversations to portray thoughts that I’ve never had as “evidence” to the jury. The list of injustices goes on and on and on . . .

This is the same death by a thousand paper cuts that they use to steal elections, and I’ve only mentioned a tiny fraction of the offenses. And likewise, it’s been going on under our noses for far longer than we’ve know about. There is no Justice system in America. There’s only the Legal Industry and convictions are what feeds it with no conscience.

The trial process has: Something to do with the facts.Very little to do with the truth, and absolutely nothing to do with Justice.

I’ve spoken with Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit numerous times, and I assure you he doesn’t publish these articles for clicks or sensationalism. He genuinely cares about mine, and others plight. I’m two years into this unjust incarceration, and no matter what I’m going through, I will be eternally grateful for the support that he and so many other gracious American patriots have given me! Stay tuned for the conclusion of my experience of government entrapment and their kangaroo court!

Pete Schwartz

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