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The mother of a Nashville bartender who was photographed along with her son, along with a bunch of bridles as they made their way through the gallery in the Senate during the Capitol riot in Washington D.C. last week, she was arrested.
Tennessee authorities announced that they had detained 57-year-old Lisa Eisenhart. Her son, Eric Munchel, 30, was arrested last Sunday.
Images of the mother and son duo went viral earlier this month after it was revealed that the couple had brought a stash of plastic handcuffs along with them to the protest.
Eric Munchel, 30, left, along with his mother Lisa Eisenhart, 57, at the +11 Capitol site
Eric Munchel, 30, left, along with his mother Lisa Eisenhart, 57, at the Capitol site.
Eric Munchel was quickly named as the man pictured with a pack of flexible cuffs while his mother, Lisa Eisenhart, is near +11.
Eric Munchel was quickly named as the man pictured with a pack of flexible cuffs while his mother, Lisa Eisenhart, is around.
Eric Munchel, 30, appears in his mugshot after he was arrested in Nashville on Sunday +11
Lisa Eisenhart, 57, was arrested Saturday +11
Eric Munchel, 30, appears in his mugshot after he was arrested in Nashville last Sunday. His mother, Lisa Eisenhart, 57, was arrested Saturday
Video footage clearly shows the couple holding the flexible handcuffs as they attempted to chase two police officers into the Capitol building.
Eisenhart was charged Saturday with being in a restricted building without legal authority, trespassing or disorderly conduct on Capitol Hill, along with one count of conspiracy.
‘The left has it all: the media, the organizations, the government. We have to organize if we are going to fight and be heard, ‘he told a newspaper at the time of the protests.
The nurse, who wore a bulletproof vest like her son, added: “This country was founded on the revolution. If all legitimate media are going to be taken from us, and we can’t even express ourselves on the internet, we won’t even be able to speak freely, what good is the United States?
‘I’d rather die a 57-year-old woman than live under oppression. She would rather die and would rather fight. ”
In a detailed breakdown of his clothing Munchel’s ‘expensive camouflage and tactical larp-flare’ helped identify Munchel
It is said that she, along with her son Eric Munchel, drove from Nashville, Tennessee specifically for the protest.
When interviewed this week, Eisenhart’s tune had softened a bit, as she insisted that she and her son had no violent intentions when they stormed the Capitol, despite photos of them in the plastic restraints. .
“We saw the zippers on top of an already open cabinet in the hallway inside the Capitol building,” Eisenhart told The Tennessean. “We collected them to prevent them from falling into the hands of bad actors.”
Footage from inside the Capitol shows Eisenhart and her son holding the cable ties as they chase after two Capitol Police officers trying to escape the mob.
The couple was also captured on video among a small group that broke through the Senate chamber.
Munchel told The Times of London: ‘We wanted to show that we are willing to stand up, unite and fight if necessary. Just like our ancestors, who established this country in 1776. It was a kind of flexing of muscles. ”
He claims that he thought he could enter the United States Capitol and, as his mother put it, he “ found ” the zip ties and simply picked them up so he could give them to a police officer.
“We don’t see this as a big conspiracy, but we are interested in what people would do with things like cable ties,” a law enforcement official told The Washington Post at the time the images were published.
ccording to the statement of the facts, Eisenhart also had flex cuffs and was part of a mob that chased police officers inside the Capitol
A Trump supporter, U.S. Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt, was shot and killed by Capitol police while trying to climb out of a window.
Three other Trump supporters died after ‘medical emergencies’ related to the rape and Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick died from injuries sustained in the attack after he was allegedly hit in the head with a fire extinguisher. .
Several former members of the military participated in the violent riots at the state Capitol last week.
Ashli Babbit, the woman who was shot and killed while trying to climb through a window into the chambers of Congress, served 14 years in the Air Force.
Meanwhile, 53-year-old Larry Rendall Brock Jr., who was seen dressed in combat clothing and wearing bridles in the Senate, is a retired lieutenant colonel who was in the Air Force for more than two decades.
The United States Army is said to be investigating 25 people, including active duty members believed to have participated in the mob.