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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Among the rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, at least one was texting his FBI handler, reports the New York Times.

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From the cited article...

...One member of the far-right group Proud Boys who was attending the protest-turned-riot was keeping the FBI informed about what was going on, reveals the Times, citing confidential records....

I am not surprised that the FBI had an informant in a militia group.


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-09-25 04:09 PM | Reply

Is it that token black guy?

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2021-09-25 04:19 PM | Reply

The FBI probably had participants too.
Lots of other police departments did.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-25 04:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Oh so they knew it was a threat AND THE CAPITOL WAS STILL LEFT UNDEFENDED.

Because trump and bannon wanted it to be seized.

#4 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-09-25 05:15 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

SNOOFY

"The FBI probably had participants too."

You might be thinking about a DEA agent who was arrested for participating.

There's no evidence or even a suggestion that any FBI agents were involved.

#5 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-09-25 05:16 PM | Reply

Oh boy.

I can hear them trumpers already ...

"See?" "The fbi WAS in on it all along".

#6 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-09-25 06:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"There's no evidence or even a suggestion that any FBI agents were involved."

I want to believe.
But I wouldn't be surprised if there were some involved in the logistics planning.

#7 | Posted by snoofy at 2021-09-25 08:33 PM | Reply

This is a law enforcement tactic used for literally decades. Undercover law enforcement officials monitor the situation from on the ground and when agitators go beyond peaceful protest, they remove those people. Peaceful protestors should be thankful because they help prevent violent people from disrupting their constitutional right to protest.

#8 | Posted by jamesgelliott at 2021-09-26 10:16 AM | Reply

"This is a law enforcement tactic used for literally decades."

Of course. Thanks for posting facts, even though it will be sneered at by the LEO haters here.

#9 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-09-26 10:39 AM | Reply

Yes. I get you PHESTERBOYLE.

BLM and ANTIFA causing about $2 Billion in damage, during a once in a century pandemic is OK.

#10 | Posted by jamesgelliott at 2021-09-26 06:01 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

ANTIFA

I love how quickly the "Antifa" hoax died with Trump's presidency.

#11 | Posted by ClownShack at 2021-09-26 06:05 PM | Reply

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