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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 02:32 PM

More Treason Evidence, FBI Warning of 'War': Extremists Planned Jan. 6 Assault on Congress (WaPo)

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- Even as insurrectionists captured House and Senate floors, carrying zip ties to restrain fleeing lawmakers, no federal assistance came.

Daily Kos, 1:20 pm, Jan. 12, 2021. - Excerpts:

Contradicting numerous administration claims, The Washington Post reports that the FBI did indeed have advance information that attendees at the Jan. 6 rally promoted by Donald Trump were planning violence, and in fact shared their plans to attack the U.S. Capitol. The Norfolk, Virginia, FBI office assembled a report describing those plans, based on communications between extremists, and officials at the bureau's head office were briefed of those dangers one day before the attacks. A sample call for violence featured in the report, as reported by the Post:

"Congress needs to hear glass breaking, doors being kicked in, and blood from their BLM and Pantifa [sic] slave soldiers being spilled. Get violent. Stop calling this a march, or rally, or a protest. Go there ready for war. We get our President or we die."

Planners also shared maps of the inside of the Capitol, and of the tunnels underneath the building that lawmakers could potentially escape to. Again, then, we have confirmation that top FBI officials were aware of a threat to Congress posed by the assembling far-right extremists—confirmation that goes against Trump administration claims that the violence was not foreseen. There is no question that top administration officials were aware of plans for violence, because those plans were being publicly made, extremism experts were warning of them, and law enforcement was collecting evidence of them.

Despite all these warnings, Capitol Police forces received no backup from federal law enforcement or the Department of Defense. Not the standard backup provided during far smaller planned protests. Not any. Defenses from Trump administration officials have ranged from flatly lying about the incident, as with claims that the violence was not predicted, to racist claims that because the assembled crowd was white Trump supporters, it was thought that the risk of violence was lower than during other protests.

But Trump and his top officials conspicuously filled top ranks of each department with only the most trusted of allies, and conducted wholesale purges of the disloyal inside the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, and other key federal posts responsible for responding to this violence. It was not subtle, and it escalated in recent months..The lack of security at the Capitol was an intentional act. We do not yet know how many officials participated, but it required the cooperation of at least several. All the others should be investigated for gross incompetence...

More, https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/1/12/2008567/-More-evidence-of-treason-FBI-sent-warning-January-6-extremists-planned-assault-on-Congress

- 'FBI report warned of ‘war’ at Capitol, contradicting claims there was no indication of looming violence,' Wash Post,

A day before rioters stormed Congress, an FBI office in Virginia issued an explicit internal warning that extremists were preparing to travel to Washington to commit violence and “war,” according to an internal document reviewed by The Washington Post that contradicts a senior official’s declaration the bureau had no intelligence indicating anyone at last week’s pro-Trump protest planned to do harm.

A situational information report approved for release the day before the U.S. Capitol riot painted a dire portrait of dangerous plans, including individuals sharing a map of the complex’s tunnels, and possible rally points for would-be conspirators to meet up in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and South Carolina and head in groups to Washington. “As of 5 January 2021, FBI Norfolk received information indicating calls for violence in response to ‘unlawful lockdowns’ to begin on 6 January 2021 in Washington. D.C.,” the document says."...

- A man breaks a window as a mob of President Trump’s supporters storms the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6.

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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 03:19 PM

2. I was so stunned when this was happening in real time....

that I could barely react. Now, when I see the photos...I'm fucking enraged. We have got to put these fuckers down...HARD...

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