Several Capitol insurrectionists, upset that Antifa was getting credit for their work, complained on social media (and generated evidence the feds used against them).

My latest Capitol trendspotting piece:…
Live by the conspiracy theory, get charged because you took to Facebook to convince your fellow conspiracy theorists that their latest conspiracy theory wasn’t true.…
"Listen up: I hear so many reports of ‘Antifa’ was storming the capital [sic] building. Know that every single person who believes that narrative have been DUPED AGAIN!”…
"antifa did not take the capitol.that was Patriots.”

“It was not Antifa at the Capitol.”

"Antifa and BLM or [sic] too pussy.”…

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17 Feb
Got overtaken by the Brent Bozell IV news, but yesterday the feds also unsealed charges against Dean Egtvedt, an “incoherent” Trump fan who yelled “SHOOT ME” at officers and told members to “grow a spine or fucking resign” on Baked Alaska’s livestream during the insurrection.
"Officer M.D. tried to grab EGTVEDT below the waist but could not, due to EGTVEDT’s size. He then attempted to push EGTVEDT back in the direction of the south exit door and 'held on for dear life’ due to EGTVEDT’s size.”…
About a month after Dean Egtvedt assaulted cops during the attack on the U.S. Capitol, “Dan Egtvedt” posted Benny content about “disrespect towards the National Guard."
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16 Feb
NEW: Brent Bozell’s son charged for actions during Capitol riot. Story w/ @PaulBlu:…
Internet sleuths did a ton of work here, but the earliest mentioned tip to the FBI on Jan. 14 came from W-1, who “was affiliated with the same school that Bozell’s children attended.” The school-banded apparel started some discussion. W-2 is more of a pure internet sleuth.
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16 Feb
“Don’t you dare try to tell me that people are blaming this on antifa and BLM. We proudly take responsibility for storming the Castle. Antifa and BLM or [sic] too pussy… We are fighting for election integrity. They heard us.” — new Capitol attack defendant John Gennaro
“We storm THE SWAMP for FREEDOM!!!”…
"MELLIS can be heard saying 'Knock their masks off' before the BWC shows MELLIS’ hand – wielding the stick – come over the top of the first individual, striking at the officers who were protecting the entryway to the Capitol Building.”
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15 Feb


My look at the bureau’s evolving strategy to identify suspects in the U.S. Capitol attack.

#CapitolRiots #SeditionHunters #BOLO #YOLO…
You Won’t Believe What The FBI Is Doing To Get Their Capitol Insurrectionists Photos On Your Timeline…
The FBI’s Capitol Attack “Seeking Information” Page Doesn’t Look Like THIS Anymore.…
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14 Feb
The feds have submitted additional evidence against Capitol riot defendant Matthew Miller, who they are arguing should be kept locked up until his trial.
“….the defendant was not only calling for others to assist in pushing through law enforcement, but he encouraged others and repeatedly attempted to push through with the crowd himself.”…
Miller’s defense, meanwhile, submitted letters describing Miller as "very cheerful," "kind-hearted and respectful of authority," "upbeat," "a genuinely good person," and "smart, generous, giving, hardworking, a good friend to others…"
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13 Feb
There are now more guilty votes against former President Trump than there were in his first impeachment trial.
57-43. As expected, short of two-thirds.
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