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Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:06 PM

Videos show prominent Trump supporters in Capitol riot

Some of President Trump's supporters have tried to blame Wednesday's mob assault on the U.S. Capitol on left-wing "antifa" protesters even though numerous prominent Trump fans posed for photos during the riot and bragged about their involvement after publicly planning the assault for weeks.

Many of these claims are based on a Washington Times report that cited facial recognition company XRVision, claiming it had "matched" two purported antifa members to "men inside the Senate." The company issued a statement calling the report a lie and clarifying that it had actually matched the photos to two members of a neo-Nazi organization and a QAnon supporter. The statement confirmed what was already obvious from countless photos, videos and live-streams posted by the rioters themselves while waving Trump flags and wearing MAGA gear.

Though some Trump supporters based their frivolous claims on photos that spread across social media, the Washington Times story appears to be at the center of many of these allegations. The conservative newspaper claimed that XRVision "used its software to do facial recognition of protesters and matched two Philadelphia Antifa members to two men inside the Senate." The report claimed that one of the men "has a tattoo that indicates he is a Stalinist sympathizer" and the other "is someone who shows up at climate and Black Lives Matter protests in the West."

The company strongly denied the report and demanded a retraction and apology.

"We concluded that two of the individuals (Jason Tankersley and Matthew Heimbach) were affiliated with the Maryland Skinheads and the National Socialist Movements," the statement said. "These two are known Nazi organizations; they are not Antifa. The third individual identified (Jake Angeli) is an actor with some QAnon promotion history. Again, no Antifa identification was made for him either."

https://www.salon.com/2021/01/07/videos-show-prominent-trump-supporters-in-capitol-riot--but-his-fox-news-fans-blame-antifa/?utm_medium=browser_notification&utm_source=Pushly&utm_campaign=764028

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EarthFirst Jan 2021 OP
SheltieLover Jan 2021 #1
Bev54 Jan 2021 #2
Boomerproud Jan 2021 #3

Response to EarthFirst (Original post)

Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:09 PM

1. Maybe "antifa" & cow nunes is obsessed with can sue?

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Response to EarthFirst (Original post)

Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:16 PM

2. These asshole's had their pictures published in

the pages of organizations against white supremacy, as people who are white supremacists, and to be watched. That is how some of their pics were identified, so once again people like Gaetz who claimed they were Antifa, should be forced to go on National TV, including RW stations, to apologize for his outright lies.

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Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:36 PM

3. The Wahington Times

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