John Sullivan is a left-wing agent provocateur within the larger Antifa movement. On the day of the Capitol Hill riots Sullivan embedded himself with the MAGA movement and recorded his activity.
Sullivan, 26, was charged in federal court with:
- One count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority
- One count of violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds
- One count of interfering with law enforcement engaged in the lawful performance of their official duties incident to and during the commission of civil disorder
The arrest document states Sullivan can be seen outside the Capitol building using a microphone as he told the crowd “we about to burn this s___ down,” “we got to rip Trump out of office… f_______ pull him out of that shit… we ain’t waiting until the next election… we about to go get that m__________.”
While in the Capitol, Sullivan was wearing a ballistics vest and gas mask.
Today, John Sullivan was indicted for his action.
Sullivan operated several social media accounts under the username “JaydenX.”
Sullivan traveled to Washington DC to participate in agitating the crowd toward violence.
On the day of the January 6th riot operation Sullivan admitted publicly, via social media, his intent to infiltrate the large crowd by posing as a supporter of President Trump.
The FBI interviewed Sullivan and subsequently issued a warrant for his arrest. The affidavit supporting the arrest is below.
[…] “In the video, once SULLIVAN reaches the Speaker’s Lobby, where Victim 1 was eventually shot, SULLIVAN can be heard telling one of the law enforcement officers guarding the doors, as seen in the screenshot below, “We want you to go home. I’m recording and there’s so many people and they’re going to push their way up here. Bro, I’ve seen people out there get hurt. I don’t want to see you get hurt.”
Read full affadavit and arrest warrant here