Dem Rep Makes Startling But Unproven Claim About GOP Aid For Siege Plotters

WASHINGTON, D C , UNITED STATES - 2019/07/10: U.S. Representative Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) speaking in favor of inclusion of House Amendment # 270 to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) aimed at preventing war with Iran, at the Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) speaking at the Capitol on July 10, 2019. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) made a shocking accusation against some of her GOP colleagues late Tuesday night in wake of the pro-Trump insurrection at the Capitol last week.

During the House’s vote on a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25 Amendment, Sherrill gave a speech alleging that besides merely helping President Donald Trump incite the siege through rhetoric or objecting to certification, several Republican lawmakers had provided direct assistance to the insurrectionists prior to the attack.

“Those members of Congress who had groups coming though the Capitol that I saw on January 5, a reconnaissance for the next day,” the Democrat said. “Those members of Congress that incited this violent crowd, those members of Congress that attempted to help our President undermine our democracy-I’m going to see that they’re held accountable and if necessary, ensure that they don’t serve in Congress.”

Sherrill did not identify the lawmakers by name or provide evidence of what she claimed to have witnessed.

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  1. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Mo Brooks (R-AL) and Paul A. Gosar (R-AZ) are the boys mentioned. This from a GOP’er that plotted the attack.

    Its behind a paywall but here the take home line:

    “We four schemed up of putting maximum pressure on Congress while they were voting,” “[We hoped to] change the hearts and the minds of Republicans who were in that body, hearing our loud roar from outside.”

    Ali is a hard core Trumper and planned the attack with these GOP’ers from the inside.

  2. The FBI is going to be way busier than they ever imagined. Love to see some of the camera footage of the tours of the Capitol the day before matching up faces with the insurrectionists on the 6th.

  3. They have video from inside the Capitol on that day.

    We’ll see.

  4. Avatar for davidn davidn says:

    However, she actually is not the first to say that the rioters had inside help. Jim Cylburn gave that information to us earlier.

  5. Avatar for hoagie hoagie says:

    One of the terrorists had Cruz’s personal contact info on a piece of paper in his truck.

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