clear and present danger: Trumpists not swept up by 1/6
There’s a sizable population of Trumpists at large, some of whom would be willing to kill members of Congress. Fortunately the cosplay of Designated Survivor requires much larger capital resources and smarter members of the GOP/GQP.
“…they want to blow up the Capitol and kill as many members as possible with a direct nexus to the State of the Union.”
Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief in hearing: "We know that members of the militia groups that were present on January 6th have stated their desires that they want to blow up the Capitol and kill as many members as possible with a direct nexus to the State of the Union."
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 25, 2021
Trump's cult isn't done killing people, yet. Next up: The State of the Union address. #SOTUAddress #MAGASeditionRiot #YoganandaPittman #RightWingViolence @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/LQzUkgkJ7R
— Crooks and Liars (@crooksandliars) February 25, 2021
…this time they’re cosplaying “Designated Survivor.” They want to blow it up. During the State of the Union, the date of which has not been set, but never mind that…they’re biding their time.
“We know that members of the militia groups that were present on January 6th have stated their desires that they want to blow up the Capitol, and kill as many members as possible, with a direct nexus to the State of the Union, which we know that date has not been identified,” testified Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman.
We may not have a when, but we have a who, a what, and a why. Nicolle Wallace pointed out that every member of Congress attends the State of the Union address, along with (of course) the president and vice president of the United States, and often the entire Supreme Court.
“That warning came during the House Appropriations Committee hearing about the security failures on January 6th. The police chief, there, explaining that this threat from extremists is why the fencing remains outside the capitol and why national guard troops are still manning the building,” Wallace explained.
Pro-Trump Militia Members Are Plotting to Blow up the Capitol, Police Chief Warns https://t.co/zmc80SG8Kn
— Democracy Now! (@democracynow) February 27, 2021
At "America First" conference U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona just spoke at, host Nicholas Fuentes says to cheers that if America "loses its white demographic core and if it loses its faith in Jesus Christ, then this is not America any more."
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) February 27, 2021
NEW: Some QAnon believers and Trump supporters are now cheering on the military coup in Myanmar, hoping it will happen here. pic.twitter.com/nfPapJaZRF
— Donie O'Sullivan (@donie) February 27, 2021
FBI pinpoints suspect in probe of U.S. Capitol policeman's death: NYT https://t.co/o05isNMLnj pic.twitter.com/pudFfWgu1G
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 27, 2021
The FBI Has Known About White Supremacist Ties To Police for Decades, but Has Done Nothing https://t.co/v4ThwqfyAI
— HillReporter.com (@HillReporter) February 27, 2021
BREAKING: Biden's $1.9 trillion relief bill passes House https://t.co/GSsAWMAIMq pic.twitter.com/1Kssq6uV5v
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 27, 2021