GOP gubernatorial candidate arrested hours after Biden quipped about sending political opponents ‘to jail’

Following President Joe Biden seemingly calling for the imprisonment of political opponents who don’t follow his rules, the FBI raided the home of GOP gubernatorial candidate Ryan Kelley Thursday and then arrested him.

“Look, I often get asked, well the Republicans don’t play it square. Why do you play it square? Well, guess, what? Well, if we do the same thing they do, our democracy will literally be in jeopardy.” Biden told late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday.

“It’s like you’re playing Monopoly with somebody who won’t pass go or won’t follow any of the rules, and how do you ever make any progress if they’re not following the rules?” Kimmel disingenuously asked.

“You’ve got to send them to jail,” Biden shockingly stated.

Fast-forward to Thursday when FBI agents slapped cuffs on Kelley for participating in the January 6 protest after tossing his home in Allendale near Grand Rapids, according to ABC News.

Video footage appears to show FBI agents leading a man who resembled Kelley out to a gray SUV shortly before 9:30 am, according to Bridge Michigan.

This comes after a number of Republican candidates were actively blocked from being on the ballot in Michigan for allegedly submitting fraudulent nominating petition signatures.

FBI spokeswoman Mara Schneider confirmed that the search and arrest took place on Thursday but would not comment further, according to Detroit News. Criminal charges are expected to be filed later on Thursday in federal court.

“At this time, I cannot provide any information on the nature of the charges against Mr. Kelley, although I expect additional information to be forthcoming,” Schneider said.

Kelley’s arrest may be front and center as Democrats televise a propaganda event Thursday night to vilify Republicans over the Jan. 6 event.

The Michigan Democratic Party prominently played footage in June 2021 of Kelley allegedly shouting on the Capitol steps, “Come on, let’s go! This is it! This is– this is war, baby!”

Kelley claims he did not enter the Capitol.

The media is reporting that in January, Kelley told a crowd to unplug voting machines from the wall if “you see something you don’t like happening with the machine.” In response, Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson haughtily informed him that tampering with ballot machines is illegal.

The GOP candidate is a real estate broker and the founder of the American Patriot Council according to filed campaign paperwork.

He held a pro-gun rally at the state capitol to protest Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s pandemic orders, according to Fox 2 News. His campaign bio also states that Kelley, exercising his Second Amendment rights, “guarded a Civil War Statue in his hometown of Allendale as it was threatened to be taken down by BLM and Antifa” during 2020 riots after George Floyd’s death.

Kelley is also one of five remaining GOP candidates left in the race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.

Former Trump advisor Peter Navarro was arrested at an airport recently for contempt of Congress in connection with the January 6 committee as well.

Former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon has also been in the Democrats’ sights during their inquisition over the protest at the Capitol.

Kelley is just the latest high-profile conservative to be made an example of as Democrats seek to persecute and prosecute Trump supporters and constitutionalists.

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46 thoughts on “GOP gubernatorial candidate arrested hours after Biden quipped about sending political opponents ‘to jail’

  1. It is amazing how the democrats get away with misuse and abuse of their positions. Starting from the top on down Biden and the rest are already treating its citizens as if this is a socialist country. They also believe they are above the law. It should scare the hell out of the American people, republicans and democrats alike!

  2. Communism at work! Don’t want the person to run? Don’t like what the person stands for? Just arrest the person

  3. OK! GOP I hope you remember all of this B.S. when you get back control. “We The People” are waiting for some real,justice. In other words arrest all of them for all of their crimes.The list is to long to put down here.

    1. My hunch is they will not let GOP take control. More arrests are coming and the Congress will probably refuse to seat actual GOP winners (the ones they don’t arrest) after November. It’s going to be up to the people.

  4. This f’d up administration is out of control and I can’t wait for it to all come crashing down!

  5. #F ALL DEMOCRAPS! Time to start pushing back hard. The Republicans are weak and not standing together. It’s time the Patriots start their own party, RINOs and libtards be damned.

  6. I want to hope that Biden was replying to Kimmels’ Monopoly reference with the ‘send them to jail’ comment. Biden isn’t the sharpest ya know so he probably thought the conversation was about the GAME. Not a Biden fan or a DemSocialist but that’s my take. Biden can’t remember the place he is speaking at, the day, the names of people he is with or NOT to shake hands with invisible people so I think some are giving him way too much credit with being able to say send political enemies to jail…. butttttt I could be wrong, it’s been known to happen occasionally. lol

  7. If you think politics will save America and the Free World, guess again. These people got us here and they will not get us out of where they want us to be.

    1. Right and then we have Kackling Kamala a worse nutjob than Biden. That’s exactly why she was appointed as V.P. so we wouldn’t get rid of their fake president.

  8. I hope Republicans remember all this crap the Dems are doing, and once they have the majority in the house and Senate, start doing this to the Dems. Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they (Dems) need to be taught a lesson

    1. Only after Republicans control the Senate because as of now it would never happen.

  9. The ONE who should be in jail is YOU you frickn senile clown! How many illgotten millions have you lined your pockets with from your just as CROOKED son. Well for that matter your whole family. They should lock all of you up, especially your wrinkly old a** and throw away the keys. Can’t wait until November to get here to put all you crooks out the door.

  10. When the shoe is on the other foot, I expect to see Pelosi perp walked through
    the poop filled streets of San Fran.

  11. When the next civil war starts – and it will – I want everyone to remember whose side the cops were on when the filthy dims were trying to destroy this nation. It sure as hell wasn’t on America’s side.

    They’re traitors and they’re need to be held accountable. Most of them are a bunch of fat, out-of-shape pigs who couldn’t hit a house with their little pea shooters.

  12. Our entire government with very few exceptions seems to be terminally corrupt & has declared defacto WAR on its own people.

  13. This is exactly what Stalinists do; they eliminate their competition. The morning of November 9, 2016, I told folks then that the Communist-Democrat-Party had taken off their mask and now we are seeing them for who and most importantly WHAT they are; COMMUNISTS. For the past six years they have been openly pushing their agenda with the assistance of Pravda America; the so-called “mainstream” media. But between January 6 and this incident, this is only the beginning. Folks, I’ve been warning people this day was coming since high school and I graduated in 1966. Next they WILL come after millions of Trump supports and especially those with so-called “assault weapons”, through they are NOT “assault weapons”. Assault weapons are SELECT FIRE. An AR-15 is not “select fire”; ie – it is not selectable between semi-auto and full auto such as the M-16. Get ready because to know what is coming next you have to know what happened throughout Soviet Russia and all the other communist nations that followed.

  14. Sounds like a bunch of bullshit charges. Biden has time to go on Kimmel’s shitshow, and makes threats about throwing Republicans in jail on trumped up charges, then try them in a kangaroo court closed to the public. Remember how Kimmel pleaded with us about his autistic son, then went on to make snide remarks about Barron Trump. Why should I have any respect for him? I have the utmost respect for the President of the United States. I have NO RESPECT for Joseph Robinette Biden. 🖕🖕

  15. Kimmel’s hair looked a little shiny that night and then hear comes Joe Biden and I knew where Kimmel ‘s head had been.

  16. Deep down in my gut I feel that fair elections are OVER in the United States. If the Liberals steal another election like they did in 2020, it will be time to take the republic back by FORCE!

  17. Biden is attempting to turn this great Country of ours into North Korea. A man who refuses to stand behind the Constitution and back it up and habitually violates his oath of office needs to be impeached. Now.

    1. Impeachment in this case is too little too late. Defacto war has been declared by the fascist-communust operation that used to be our government.

  18. We, who believe in our constitutional republic, are watching in disbelief, as the dems are destroying our republic, using all of the arms of government to do so. We may have only 2 choices to stop the dems: vote out the dems in November, if these are free and fair elections, but, if they are not, its time to recreate 1776, with the dems replacing the English kings royalists as the group to be overthrown.

  19. And when the Republicans are back in the majority in Washington DC nothing will happen to anyone in the Obama Clinton Biden Cabal for any reason. Not even mild criticism. Noble loser is the ideal republican model. Lose with dignity and apologize for standing in the way of communism.

  20. Biden is a fine one person to talk about justice. As head of the Biden Crime family his family has broken about every law out there. They all should be in jail.
    We must throw all the Dems out of office and start enforcing the laws on the books that we know they are breaking. Starting with impeaching Biden and his AG for not following the laws that they break every day!

  21. Incredible… this POS, getting kickbacks for YEARS w/ his cocaine saturated son, from Ukraine, China, et al, has the balls to suggest others should go to jail for “not following the rules…”

  22. When the FBI and the DOJ turn radically partisan we begin to see why the 2nd amendment is so important.

  23. But Ray Epps was never arrested even though there is video of him yelling “We’ve got to go in to the capital!” Why? FBI planned this.

  24. Hmmm, Biden is on Jimmy K show and makes this statement. J6 had not gone near him in the last year and a half until after Biden’s declaration to jail his opponents. We are definitely living in a fascist, dictatorship country. Allowing people to break federal law whether it is the border or protesting at someone’s home, they will not stop until we’re all silenced. We’re the Handmaidens.

    1. It’s FAST approaching the time when we stop sitting on the sidelines, doing nothing.

  25. Elections have consequences and the majority of Americans have the attention span of a gnat. FJB!

    1. They’re too busy playing on social media like TIK TOK to pay attention to the REAL WORLD. There are few adults left in the U.S. no matter their age as they are all infatuated with the iPhone apps to play with.

  26. This is why a civil war is inevitable. People say I keep dreaming. I am not and don’t want it to happen but there’ not going to be a lot of choices left for us on the right.

  27. Is this still America ?
    Do as ” we say ” , or go to jail ?
    This IS war.. war on the citizens of the USA that have just HAD ENOUGH !!!
    If we don’t take this seriously, we will ALL be targeted for exercising what ” used ” to be called our RIGHTS..
    Had enough YET , America ?

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