Molotov-creator at GOP Convention pleads guilty
Two months ago, McKay claimed an FBI informant led him to create the bombs. Well now McKay says he would have made the Molotov cocktails without the FBI informant. So much for that argument.
More from the PiPress:
"I think we would've done it anyways," he said of he and Crowder.
With that admission, the 23-year-old Texan entered guilty pleas to the three felony counts against him, avoiding a retrial. He used an entrapment defense at his first trial in January, and it ended with a hung jury.
Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Davis accepted the plea bargain and said that since the conviction involved a violent crime, he had no choice but to order McKay taken into custody. He had been free on bond following his mistrial.
Although he claimed that he and Crowder and Darby had discussed making firebombs, he said couldn't remember who first came up with the idea. But he and Crowder intended to do violence, he said.