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It Was All a Lie: FBI Now Says No Proof Jan. 6th Capitol Riot Was Pre-Planned Attack

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The FBI now say that there is no evidence that the so-called Jan 6 “insurrection” was a pre-planned attack, and that it appears it was mostly spontaneous.

This flies in the face of nearly a year of proclamations from lying liberals that the Capitol incursion was a “planned attack” on American democracy and that the participants intended to “overthrow” the U.S. government.

Yes, that means liberals, and their pals in the media have been lying the whole time.

According to Reuters, even though the FBI has arrested 570 Americans and alleged they were part of a plot to overthrow the government in Washington D.C., the agency has found no evidence at all that any group or groups coordinated the attack ahead of time.

Per Reuters:

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“Ninety to ninety-five percent of these are one-off cases,” said a former senior law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. “Then you have five percent, maybe, of these militia groups that were more closely organized. But there was no grand scheme with Roger Stone and Alex Jones and all of these people to storm the Capitol and take hostages.”

Stone, a veteran Republican operative and self-described “dirty trickster”, and Jones, founder of a conspiracy-driven radio show and webcast, are both allies of Trump and had been involved in pro-Trump events in Washington on Jan. 5, the day before the riot.

FBI investigators did find that cells of protesters, including followers of the far-right Oath Keepers and Proud Boys groups, had aimed to break into the Capitol. But they found no evidence that the groups had serious plans about what to do if they made it inside, the sources said.

In other words, there was no planned assault by Trump voters, or anyone else to mount an “insurrection.”

Indeed, most of these people are merely being charged with trespassing, not any grand charge such as treason or terrorism.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and several local Chicago News programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target rich environment" for political news.