Stay tuned. 🧜🏻♀️
Starting with the police press conference.
Documentarian (AC Thompson) asked police about rumor of tiki torch march. Police heard rumor but didn’t have more details.
At 12PM, Deandre Harris was attacked. Has video of man yelling at cops telling them to come do their job. Police didn’t intervene to break it up.
She says for people to come from 35 states, “that’s absurd.”
David Duke and other white supremacists thanked Trump for his comments.
Signer says he wish the state intelligence had given them more info. Says at a meeting with 3 VSP with Council they weren’t presented evidence of a credible threat.
1 charged for Heyer’s murder. 4 charged for beating Harris.
Rundo was part of a multi cultural gang. Went to prison in upstate NY. Came out a supremacist. Probation officer says not surprised because in
“I’m afraid Charlottesville could happen again and be a lot worse.”
Like.... literally identified her by her full first and last name this log.
Now Emily G is looking at pictures. Emily says he didn’t hit her, it was the person next to her. But that was the moment that ignited the rest of the people to attack.
Thompson was writing about Pistolis, a former Marine contacted him. Said that his friend sent him a comment Pistolis made on FB & it was clear that he was active duty.
Pistolis posted a picture of his #UTR outfit. Marine found footage Thompson hadn’t seen before that shows Pistolis attacking multiple people.
Thompson talked to Marines. They said they opened an investigation but nothing came of it.
Thompson made contact with Pistolis via email. Pistolis denied even being at #UTR.
“That ain’t even me.” - Pistolis
Pistolis said he already got in trouble with this so he left it all behind. Says all of those people are crazy.
Basically Pistolis tries to write chat logs off as inside jokes. Thompson is like.... but the video though....
Call ends there. Thompson published stories on Pistolis that revealed his activities at #UTR.
Now Thompson is speaking with Ellison.
Pistolis was Court marshaled and ousted from the Marine Corps.
Part 2 of this series is coming this fall and called “New American Nazis”