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Capitol rioters meant to 'capture and assassinate'
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 1/15/2021 1:06:39 PM

Rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 intended to "capture and assassinate elected officials," federal prosecutors said in court documents filed late Thursday. The contention is the latest and most alarming claim from law enforcement addressing the threat posed by the mob that descended on Congress during the count of the state-certified Electoral College vote of President-elect Joe Biden's election victory. The recent court filing centers on Jacob Anthony Chansley, also known as "Jake Angeli" and the "QAnon Shaman," who led part of the riot. "Strong evidence, including Chansley’s own words and actions  Correction*

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimboscott 1/15/2021 1:09:01 PM (No. 661951)
And what WEAPONS were they carrying for this purpose?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Delilah 1/15/2021 1:09:25 PM (No. 661953)
Prove it. Talk is cheap.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 3XALADY 1/15/2021 1:09:55 PM (No. 661955)
This is what happens when, after months and months of rioting and terrorism against the public with no pushback, they go for the gold.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LadyHen 1/15/2021 1:13:45 PM (No. 661963)
You are basing your case of the insane ramblings of a guy who dresses up like a World of Warcraft character and spouts out idiocy about defeating sorcerers with his "Quantum energy."??? Good luck with that.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: smokincol 1/15/2021 1:16:33 PM (No. 661967)
o yah,!!! that's exactly what MAGA people want to do, every day. this has got to stop. good by, Mr. chansley or whoever the hell you say you are. you're not one of us, that's for darn sure. lock him up and make him a democrat!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jhpeters2 1/15/2021 1:26:14 PM (No. 661974)
That guy was desperate for attention for his social media posts. Hard leftist - chanter, really chanted to stop "globull warming". Who paid for his trip from Arizona? He must have thought it was a swell gig, until he was arrested. My bet is he posts relentlessly on social media to keep his 15 minutes of fame alive, and before he testifies on anything he goes all in for room temperature gymnastics.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 1/15/2021 1:30:30 PM (No. 661981)
Chanley/Angeli is obviously a nutcase. But if this article is accurate (USA Today is an iffy source) they could have problems. Chansley was arrested by the Phoenix FBI after sitting down for an interview with prosecutors. Chansley was unaware at the time of the interview that there was a warrant for his arrest. Prosecutors argue that Chansley must be detained due to his past criminal record and belief in harmful conspiracies like QAnon, as well as his belief that he is an alien, which may indicate "serious risks that he will flee and obstruct or attempt to obstruct justice.”
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bad-hair 1/15/2021 1:57:42 PM (No. 662028)
Sounds like a waste of perfectly good ammunition that could be used to make holes in pieces of paper.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 1/15/2021 2:32:17 PM (No. 662069)
Here's the problem with that idea. Kidnap most of these Congresscritters and the kidnappers would have to pay to give most of them back.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: reefdiver 1/15/2021 2:41:33 PM (No. 662080)
BS
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Reply 11 - Posted by: anniebc 1/15/2021 3:17:11 PM (No. 662130)
Did they capture any of them? I guess they'd better hope none of those guards in the Capitol are agitators. How is it they feel so safe with them there all armed and stuff? I thought they hated the military.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 1/15/2021 4:09:31 PM (No. 662181)
OP has , I fear, had his computer taken over by a surviving libtard relative. I've been on this site since Clinton had a slut humidor for his cigars. Dread posted a ton of articles without needing staff correction to the post. Sumpin ain't right here.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: red1066 1/15/2021 5:13:37 PM (No. 662229)
BS. If that crowd wanted to get to any Congress person, they would have done it. There weren't enough police and protection to keep them away.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: BarryNo 1/15/2021 5:50:42 PM (No. 662266)
If they had meant to, with over a million behind them, it would have happened. Strawman. Just another lie from their lying mouths.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Venturer 1/15/2021 6:14:27 PM (No. 662290)
These prosecutors are the ones that will be presenting the cases of those arrested to the biased and crooked courts of the District of Columbia. Those people are in a world of hurt.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: kono 1/15/2021 8:48:22 PM (No. 662417)
The swamp media are systematically portraying the January 6 incident at the Capitol like it was another Iranian embassy takeover, when it seemed more like another Code Pink chambers protest (but with people in slightly better physical condition than the pink-shirted blobs).
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DCGIRL 1/16/2021 5:48:50 AM (No. 662638)
This is total laughable. What weapons, empty plastic water bottles.
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