Gadfly politician and erstwhile “patriot” Frank Scavo, of Old Forge, stood on the U.S. courthouse steps in Scranton in September and incongruously brandished a pocket copy of the Constitution after pleading guilty to his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Congress. Monday, he received what the Constitution promises to criminals — a fair sentence.

Senior Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia sentenced Scavo to 60 days in federal prison, imposed the maximum allowable $5,000 fine and ordered Scavo to pay $500 as his share of the restitution for more than $1 million in damages that the violent mob inflicted on the Capitol.

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