Ex-GOP Gov. Candidate Ryan Kelley Seeks More Time to Consider Plea Deals

ALLENDALE, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – A lawyer for former Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley said the legal team wants more time to consider possible plea deals in a case related to the 2021 events at the U.S. Capitol.

Gary Springstead made the request on behalf of Kelley. He asked a judge for another 60-day timeout in federal court in Washington. Prosecutors were not opposed.

Kelley faces misdemeanors charges, including disruptive conduct, injuring public property and entering restricted space without permission on Jan. 6, 2021.

Kelley has said he was lawfully protesting the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Katie Heid
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