Trump Just Endorsed Militia-Backed Candidate Against Idaho’s GOP Governor

A well-known militia leader thanked Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin for pledging to be a “friend” to their cause if she wins the governorship. Former President Donald Trump endorsed Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday night in a long-running battle with Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little, calling her “a true supporter of MAGA sinceContinue reading “Trump Just Endorsed Militia-Backed Candidate Against Idaho’s GOP Governor”

Hacked Records Reveal Hundreds Of Oath Keepers Across New Jersey

Over the last decade, dozens of current and former law enforcement officers, military personnel, and government officials in New Jersey joined a far-right, anti-government militia called the Oath Keepers, according to a WNYC/Gothamist analysis of what appear to be membership rolls obtained by an anonymous hacker. In response, the state’s Attorney General’s office said itContinue reading “Hacked Records Reveal Hundreds Of Oath Keepers Across New Jersey”

Trump Defends Capitol Rioters Being ‘Persecuted So Unfairly’ Ahead of Sept. 18th Rally

Former President Donald Trump doubled down on defending those who rioted at the United States capitol on January 6, calling them unfairly “persecuted” on Thursday. In a statement released by Trump’s Save America PAC ahead of a rally planned for September 18 in support of the hundreds of rioters arrested for allegedly participating in the January 6Continue reading “Trump Defends Capitol Rioters Being ‘Persecuted So Unfairly’ Ahead of Sept. 18th Rally”

Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally

The fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol is set to return ahead of the pro-Trump rally on Sept. 18, the head of the Capitol Police confirmed Monday. “The fence will go up a day or two before, and if everything goes well it will come down very soon after,” Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger told reportersContinue reading “Capitol fence to return in advance of Sept. 18 ‘J6’ rally”

59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll

As former President Donald Trump and his allies continue to push false claims that the 2020 election was stolen by Democrats, most Republicans now think supporting Trump’s claim that he won to be a crucial part of their own partisan identity, according to a new poll. In a new CNN poll released Sunday, 59 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say thatContinue reading “59% of GOP Voters Say ‘Believing’ Trump Won 2020 ‘Important’ to Being a Republican: Poll”

Police to bring back limited fencing ahead of upcoming MAGA rally for Capitol rioters

Police are planning to reinstall fencing to protect the U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court ahead of a “Justice for J6” rally supporting those arrested for taking part in the January 6th insurrection. “A security plan that is being finalized calls for fencing to be put up outside the inner perimeter of the Capitol building andContinue reading “Police to bring back limited fencing ahead of upcoming MAGA rally for Capitol rioters”

Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns

Far-right extremist groups are “actively recruiting” past and present members of the military and police, according to a declassified Canadian intelligence report obtained by Global News. The report cited 17 examples in Canada, the U.S., U.K., Germany and New Zealand which “illustrate the intersections and relationships between ideologically motivated violent extremism and uniformed personnel.” Six of theContinue reading “Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns”

Why did Lauren Boebert lead a late-night Capitol tour three weeks before Jan. 6?

Before she became a member of Congress, Boebert led a family tour that appeared to break all the Capitol’s rules On the night of Dec. 12, 2020, the day of the first Stop the Steal rally in Washington and three weeks ahead of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, several guests of then-Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., received an exclusive after-hours tour of the CapitolContinue reading “Why did Lauren Boebert lead a late-night Capitol tour three weeks before Jan. 6?”

DC police officer Michael Fanone slams Trump allies for their ‘disgraceful’ treatment of law enforcement in emotional testimony

DC police officer Michael Fanone detailed his assault by rioters during his congressional testimony. Fanone described being dragged and beaten unconscious by Trump loyalists. He called the “indifference shown to his colleagues,” largely by Republicans, “disgraceful.” DC police officer Michael Fanone, who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, described in detailed and emotionalContinue reading “DC police officer Michael Fanone slams Trump allies for their ‘disgraceful’ treatment of law enforcement in emotional testimony”

Capitol Hearing: Officer Daniel Hodges refers to pro-Trump insurrectionists who attacked him on Jan. 6 as ‘terrorists’

Officer Daniel Hodges referred to pro-Trump Jan. 6 rioters as “terrorists.” Hodges was brutally assualted by the insurrections during the Capitol attack. DC Police Officer Daniel Hodges during a House hearing regarding January 6 on Tuesday repeatedly referred to pro-Trump insurrectionists who stormed the US Capitol as “terrorists.” Hodges during his testimony pointed to theContinue reading “Capitol Hearing: Officer Daniel Hodges refers to pro-Trump insurrectionists who attacked him on Jan. 6 as ‘terrorists’”

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