Domestic minority leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthy Trump stares at new impeachment threat Republicans warn Democrats against Trump’s impeachment Again CSO lawmakers are disappointed with the response to Trump’s riot leadership MORE (R-Calif.) He told members of his GOP conference during a conversation Monday that the Capitol riot was not caused by the antifa, urging lawmakers not to further spread misinformation about the pro-Trump mob that invaded the House and Senate last week.
“McCarthy told all members of the conversation that he had received FBI briefings and it was clear that the antifa was not behind it,”
McCarthy’s comments come after Rep. Matt GatsMatthew (Matt) Gaetz Most of the 120 arrested or identified in the Capitol riots are longtime supporters of Trump: AP FBI analysis: No evidence that antifa involved in Capitol riots Washington Times removes article claiming company recognition of persons has identified some Capitol rebels as antifa MORE (R-Fla.), Who made the baseless claim on the floor of the House that the antifa was behind the violence that erupted in the Capitol on Wednesday after the riot took place in an attempt to delay the official counting of the Electoral College.
Other GOP legislators, including a representative Mo BrooksMaurice (Mo) Jackson Brooks After a Terrible Week, America Has to Be Proud READ: Republicans Who Voted to Challenge Election Results Five Things to Watch During the Election College Battle MORE (R-Ala.) Double your statement on Twitter.
“Growing evidence that the fascist ANTIFA organized an attack on the Capitol with cunning tactics to control the crowd,” Brooks wrote early on Twitter the day after the uprising.
Please don’t be like #FakeNewsMedia, don’t be in a hurry to condemn the attack on the Capitol. Wait for an investigation. Everything may not be (and probably is not) what appears. There is growing evidence that the fascist ANTIFA organized an attack on the Capitol with cunning tactics to control the crowd.
– Mo Brooks (@RepMoBrooks) January 7, 2021
McCarthy told his members that he was determined to be a right-wing extremist and supporter of the QAnon conspiracy theory, which revolves around the idea that President TrumpDonald Trump The outgoing Capitol police chief accuses House and Senate security officials of thwarting efforts to call up the National Guard: WaPo PGA announces plans to move the 2022 championship from Trump’s ownership works to uncover an elite group of Democrats and the media who run an international ring for child trafficking and control the government to try to undermine the president.
The FBI said Friday it had determined that none of the members of the left-wing antifa movement were involved in the Capitol assault.
“We have no indication of this at this time,” said Stephen D’Antuono, assistant director of the Washington Department, when asked about potential antifa involvement last week.
Acting U.S. District Attorney Michael Sherwin also said last week that investigators had seen no evidence of the presence of antifa.