POLITICAL CULTURE

Absurd GOP Senator Says Antifa Caused Capitol Riot; Actual Rioters Disagree

“We proudly take responsibility,” say Trump supporters

David Leibowitz
Feb 25 · 6 min read
Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C., Photo by Gage Skidmore CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

All of the “provocateurs” these geniuses described as inciting and causing violence at the Capitol were Trump supporters. Not Antifa, not BLM. And the rioters demand credit.

The defense calls its first witness

Exhibit from Ryan Nichols criminal complaint (Source: Department of Justice)

Proud Boys dressed as Antifa, not the other way around

Exhibit of Felicia Konold challenge coin from criminal conspiracy complaint (Source: Department of Justice)

Johnson and Waller precisely described the organized, far-right Trump supporters that incited the riot and caused the violence, not Antifa.

Senator Johnson should RTFM

Stack of rioters from criminal complaint (Source: Department of Justice)
Donald Trump Jr in Punisher MAGA shirt, 2019 (Source: Instagram)

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