In today’s news, there is a serious lack of evidence to show that the January 6 riot at the Capitol was an insurrection, or led by former President Donald Trump. Shocker, right? It’s almost like Trump and everyone else tried to tell the left that from the beginning.
In a report by Reuters on Friday, the FBI found “scant” evidence that the event was a plot to mount an insurrection or was instigated by Trump.
The FBI has found scant evidence that the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was the result of an organized plot to overturn the presidential election result, according to four current and former law enforcement officials.
Though federal officials have arrested more than 570 alleged participants, the FBI at this point believes the violence was not centrally coordinated by far-right groups or prominent supporters of then-President Donald Trump, according to the sources, who have been either directly involved in or briefed regularly on the wide-ranging investigations.
“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.”
[T]the FBI has so far found no evidence that he or people directly around [Trump] were involved in organizing the violence, according to the four current and former law enforcement officials.
Yet, despite the little to no evidence, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is still moving forward with a special committee to investigate the riot.
Sure, waste more time and money. Makes perfect sense.
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