Did Antifa infiltrate pro-Trump Capitol protest? Internet spots odd clues about group that ran amok

'This was all staged. Antifa infiltrated the otherwise peaceful protest. Here is proof. No Trump supporter would've taken the knee,' said a user


                            Did Antifa infiltrate pro-Trump Capitol protest? Internet spots odd clues about group that ran amok
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Was the pro-Donald Trump protest at the Capitol infiltrated by Antifa activists? The ongoing riots and mob storming of the Senate Chamber building don’t seem to rest as people gathered in large numbers to stage protests in Washington on January 6. But who among them are truly Trump supporters and what about the rest who took a knee, raising several questions about their true identities?

As the demonstrations and clashes between the police and protesters at the Capitol continue to gain momentum with each passing hour, people are taking to social media to comment on the condition of the state as Trump’s term is nearing an end. However, it seems like they have spotted something odd about a few protesters, who were carrying a shield on them. 

One social media user tweeted, "NO, ANTIFA & BLM ARE THE "TERRORISTS!" Take a look at who were in the Congressional building...ANTIFA! Pretending to be @realDonaldTrump supporters. Very Proud of their Tattoos I must say..." Another added, "We clearly saw this type of disorder all summer & fall, when BLM & Antifa extremists wreaked havoc on cities across America, with their rioting, looting, & arson...yet, you said nothing publicly about any of that. Are you sure today’s wall-scalers weren’t Antifa? @realDonaldTrump" Adding to the above tweets another wrote, "I'm glad to know you guys are ok! Trump supporters didn't do this today. Antifa did so they could 1)remove what little spine the GOP had. 2) cause public perception to believe the lie 3) have a reason to attempt to remove Trump from your white house & finish their coup." And one tweeted, "This was all staged. Antifa infiltrated the otherwise peaceful protest. Here is proof. No Trump supporter would've taken the knee."



 



 



 



 

Who are Antifas?

Antifa is a left-wing anti-racist and anti-fascist movement in the US, consisting of several decentralized autonomous groups. They are often involved in protest tactics to fight right-wing groups such as neo-Nazis and White supremacists.

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Meanwhile, POTUS supporter and televangelist Mark Burns was one among the Trump administration to claim that the protests at the Capitol were staged by Antifa. He tweeted, "This is NOT a Trump supporter...This is a staged #Antifa attack." Similarly, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, seconding one such viral tweet claiming there was "at least one bus lad of Antifa" wrote, "These are not Trump supporters."



 

 



 

Soon, the rumors about Antifa infiltrating pro-Trump mob founds their way on news channels and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told Fox News Martha MacCallum, "A lot of it is the Antifa folks," Palin said, citing "pictures" she had seen, reported NBC news

MEAWW cannot confirm these claims independently nor does it support them. The respective references are linked in the article.

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