Trump supporters did not shy away from violence when they stormed the Capitol. One man apparently even planned to shoot Nancy Pelosi. Experts are concerned.
- On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, stormed violent followers of the outgoing US President Donald Trump the capitol.
- According to experts, the event could be “just the beginning” – researchers express deep concern about the violence of the Trump loyalists.
- A man had apparently planned to call the House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, to kill.
Update from January 11, 2 p.m.: Donald Trump made his vice the target of his followers: inside (see update from January 10th, 8 p.m.). The storming of the Capitol on January 6th puts in the relationship of the outgoing US President and Mike Pence a turning point. For now his most loyal companion has turned away from him. “Vice President Pence has gone from being one of Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters to the number one public enemy in Trump’s world,” said Trump Adam Kinzinger, a Republican MP to add.
As reported by US media, there is now Radio silence between Trump and Pence. This formally confirmed the results of the Electoral body and with it the Election victory Joe Biden. Even if Pence only plays a representative role in it, Trump sees himself betrayed. The Democrats meanwhile urge Pence to use the Trump presidency 25. Supplementary Article to end. Which, according to the US media, has apparently not yet been ruled out. On January 20th, Pence, unlike Donald Trump, will be on Biden’s inauguration take part.
Storming the Capitol: Man wrote threats against Pelosi to acquaintances – New details known
Update from January 10th, 10:30 p.m .: A man has apparently threatened the House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosito shoot (see first report). Federal officials now announced that a suspect would be charged with the Pelosis threat. The alleged one QAnon followers traveled with an assault rifle, several pistols and hundreds of cartridges Washingtonto join the Pro-Trump demonstration to participate on Wednesday, writes the New York Times. He is one of the people involved in the investigation following the Storm on the Capitol to be accused.
To the Pro-Trump demo However, the defendant did not make it because he was late. Instead, he texted acquaintances. In one he threatened Nancy Pelosi to shoot – in another he wrote about that Democrat wanting to run over. Another message says: “I expect that many will die in our country within the next twelve days.”
Mike Pence: Vice has been loyal to Donald Trump for a long time – role in handover makes him a target
Update from January 10th, 8 p.m.: Vice President Mike Pence has long been faithful to Donald Trump held. Until the latter asked him to play his – actually purely representative – role in the counting of the Electors vote to abuse. And the 2020 US election thus possibly still to decide in Trump’s favor. So did the departing US President his supporters: inside that it is in pence hands that Trump remains President. Its refusal – and also simply the impossibility of this task – made the conservative Republican to Target of the Trump disciples. The in Capitol looking for him and claiming to hang him in public (see first report).
Trump demonized Pence with deranged lies to the point that the mob storming the Capitol chanted “hang Mike Pence” – and Trump has never checked in on Pence or his family to make sure they’re OK – but Pence is waiting until Trump crosses a line before invoking the 25th Amendment
– Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 10, 2021
In addition, the CNN presenter reported Jake Tapper on Twitter. He wrote: “Trump demonized Pence with insane lies to the point that the mob that stormed the Capitol “Hang Mike Pence” sang – and Trump hasn’t checked in with Pence or his family to make sure they’re okay – but Pence waiting with the Invocation of the 25th additional articleuntil Trump crosses a line. ”
With this additional article, Pence would be able to throw Trump out of office prematurely. Trump could thus be declared incapable of “exercising the rights and duties of the office”.
Trump supporters storm the Capitol – there are increasing indications that the attack could have ended worse
First report from January 9th, 11 p.m .: Washington – The footage of the attack by Trump supporters on the Capitol are terrifying. Numerous videos and photos circulated on social networks. A violent right-wing mob penetrated the heart of American democracy on Wednesday. Devastated. People perished. The FBI is looking for the Trump supporters *. And apparently it could have turned out even worse. Because more and more information about the extent of the planned violence is coming to light in the US media.
As reported by the US broadcaster CNN, a man is said to have planned to be the Democrat and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to kill. He is said to have written to friends that he intends to “put a bullet in Pelosi’s head”. In his luggage: a rifle and hundreds of bullets. Federal officials were able to arrest the man, he is waiting for his court hearing.
I heard at least 3 different rioters at the Capitol say that they hoped to find Vice President Mike Pence and execute him by hanging him from a Capitol Hill tree as a traitor. It was a common line being repeated. Many more were just talking about how the VP should be executed. https://t.co/fxHREouEWF
– Jim Bourg (@jimbourg) January 8, 2021
Donald Trump’s violent supporters: expert concerned about “terrorist movement”
Several should also Trump loyalists looking for Mike Pence * who they consider a “traitor”. Because before had Donald Trump repeatedly asked his vice-president to change the election in his favor. A desperate attempt by the man who was still working on the baseless assertion of election fraud holds on. Since then, Pence has messed up with the base. In a tweet, a Reuters journalist reported that he had heard statements in the Capitol from people who wanted to hang pence.
For the Terror experts Peter Neumann, the events of January 6th were “just the beginning”. That reports n-tv. “What we saw on Wednesday was not yet terrorism – but rarely has a terrorist movement announced itself in such a spectacular way,” Neumann told the broadcaster n-tv. After Handover to the elected US President Joe Biden on January 20 * could also be the last reluctance of the Trump *-Pendant fall. “The essence of QAnon is the belief that the US government, and actually the entire establishment, is ruled by a satanic sect that wants to protect a network of child molesters, ”Neumann describes Conspiracy Beliefthat many Trump loyalists append.
Donald Trump: handover to Joe Biden on January 20 – researchers see Capitol storm as a success for mob
“We mustn’t let the communists win. Even if we have to burn DC down. Tomorrow we will take back DC and take back our country !! ”These words were written by a man on Thursday, the day after Storming the Capitol, in the right platform thedonald.win. “Trump will be on January 20th sworn in for a second term !! ”he added. The signs are increasing that the loyal base Donald Trumps continues to be violent – and January 20, the inauguration of the US President-elect Joe Biden *, envisions.
A researcher of University of Toronto said he was deeply concerned to CNN. “While the general public was appalled by what im Capitol happened, what happened is considered a success in certain corners of the kind of right-wing conversation. ”The world’s eyes continue to turn to Washington. (aka) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital network.
A president has never had to vacate the White House because of a successful impeachment *. Nevertheless, it is discussed how Donald Trump should go early.
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