Still, Ryan insisted that she didn’t feel any shame or guilt in having joined the mob storming the halls of Congress.

“I feel like I was basically following my president,” she claimed. “I was following what we were called to do. He asked us to fly there. He asked us to be there. So I was doing what he asked us to do.”…

“I think we all deserve a pardon,” Ryan insisted, before explaining how she and hundreds of others are now confronting the consequences of their actions. “I’m facing a prison sentence. I think I do not deserve that and from what I understand, every person is going to be arrested that was there, so I think everyone deserves a pardon, so I would ask the President of the United States to give me a pardon.”