Kinzinger: Some GOP Reps Knew Riot Was Planned

The Hill reports:

In an interview with The New York Times Magazine and its talk columnist David Marchese, Kinzinger was asked if he suspected that some members of Congress were aware of what would happen and supported it.

“I won’t name names, but yes, I do have that suspicion,” the Illinois congressman said. “I will say, if you just looked at Twitter — the whole reason I brought my gun and kept my staff home and told my wife to stay in the apartment was looking at Twitter. I saw the threats.”

Kinzinger mentioned freshman Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) and the tweet she made on Jan. 6 in which she wrote, “Today is 1776,” as a possible indication that she may have been aware.

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