From reporting by Julie Kelly at American Greatness.
What happened: Matthew Martin was arrested a year ago on four counts: entering and remaining in a restricted building, disorderly conduct in a restricted building, violent entry, and parading in the Capitol building. Prosecutors confirmed he was in the building for roughly 10 minutes.
Allowed in: McFadden pleaded not guilty and said he was “waved” into the building by capitol police. Calling Martin’s conduct “minimal and non-serious,” the judge found it “plausible” that Martin was allowed into the building and did not realize the grounds were off-limits to the public. He was found not guilty on all counts.
What this means: It is the first acquittal in a January 6 case. McFadden’s ruling could impact upcoming cases since a government witness confirmed for the first time under oath that police stood by as people entered the Capitol.
In other words, the courts just proved what we've been saying for a long time— Jan 6 protestors were allowed in by capitol police.