A fascinating focus group with Trump voters is conducted by Frank Luntz, and we discuss the implications about deprogramming Trumpists
According to the Washington Post's Laura Meckler, Berry's weapon " a Glock 22 " was visible in a holster; his aunt told the paper, "He's one of those open-carry people," and added, "I keep telling him Black men can't walk around with guns on his hip, but he doesn't believe me." It is not clear why Berry was near the Capitol; according to the Post, he is a supporter of President Donald Trump, a fact he seems to display openly on what Meckler notes appears to be his Facebook page. His aunt said Berry has often shared his pro-Trump stance with her. Washington, DC's ABC News station reports Berry was arrested for having a handgun without a license, as well as for carrying high capacity magazines, and having unregistered ammunition. In the city, it is illegal to possess an unregistered gun, to openly carry a gun, to have a magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, and to carry ammunition without having registered a gun.
Sen. Rand Paul warned of a mass exodus from the Republican Party if GOP senators come together with Democrats to convict President Trump in a second impeachment trial, even after he leaves office next week. read more
SAN DIEGO " A San Diego man said he had no choice but to fire Ashli Babbitt after a 90 second, political rant she delivered to him over the telephone.
At least six Republican state legislators took part in events surrounding the storming of the US Capitol. West Virginia Delegate Derrick Evans posted a video of himself entering the building but later deleted it, The New York Times reported.