Nancy Pelosi condemns upcoming ‘Justice for J6’ rally
Washington, D.C. has already been dismayed by a protest from those arrested earlier this year for allegedly participating in the US Capitol uprising. The “Justice for J6” rally, organized by a Trump campaign employee, is apparently a protest against the “harassment” of more than 600 detained people. It is seen by some as part of a broader right-wing effort to rewrite the story of the attack on the Capitol as a peaceful event, in which participants are only as naive citizens serious about the 2020 election. is worried about.
However, there are concerns that the protest could attract extremist groups with other, more nefarious complaints – including some violent actors who themselves joined the rebellion. That said, extremism experts have reported that organizations like the Proud Boys are telling their members to stay away from the protests. Organizers say it will be a peaceful event – but US Capitol police are not taking any risks.
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Similar to ‘Chatbak’ online 6 January
Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger said at a news conference Friday that it was difficult to say whether threats of violence for Saturday’s incident are credible, but the “chatter” online and elsewhere is similar to intelligence that was missed in January. .
A permit allows up to 700 people to protest. Manger said he believed the violence on Saturday would most likely involve clashes between protesters and counter-protesters, who are expected to be visible.
Police are also preparing for the possibility that some protesters may arrive with weapons.
“We are not going to tolerate violence, and we will not tolerate any kind of criminal behavior,” Manger said. “The American public and members of Congress expect that we protect the Capitol. And I’m confident that the plan we have in place will live up to that expectation.”
What the “Justice for J6” rally might look like
Today’s protest is put together by right-wing activist Matt Brainard, who briefly worked on Donald Trump’s first presidential campaign, and who has made a name for himself advocating for the hundreds of people who have been arrested since the rebellion. . What is he doing, and why?
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Everything we know about the ‘Justice for J6’ rally at the US Capitol
Law enforcement has warned members of Congress and staff to avoid the incident – even though many far-right groups are staying home.
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