“I’m aware of the Capitol bomb threat. I’m monitoring the situation. I am in Alabama. My Washington staff is accounted for and safe.
“I pray for the safety of Capitol Police and first responders on the scene in Washington. Sadly, violence and threats of violence targeting America’s political institutions are far too common.
“Although this terrorist’s motivation is not yet publicly known, and generally speaking, I understand citizenry anger directed at dictatorial Socialism and its threat to liberty, freedom and the very fabric of American society.
“The way to stop Socialism’s march is for patriotic Americans to fight back in the 2022 and 2024 elections.
“I strongly encourage patriotic Americans to do exactly that more so than ever before. Bluntly stated, America’s future is at risk.” – Rep. Mo Brooks, posting to Facebook and Twitter.
Mo Brooks sides with the Capitol bomb guy 👇🏻👇🏻 https://t.co/6oPspoModf
— Andrew Feinberg (@AndrewFeinberg) August 19, 2021
We’re not going to post his statement, but Mo Brooks just sympathized with the domestic terrorist threatening to bomb the Capitol today and implicitly encouraged other attacks.
— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) August 19, 2021
BREAKING: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) issues statement expressing sympathy for the Trump supporting terrorist who issued a bomb threat at the Capitol this morning: “I understand citizenry anger directed at dictatorial socialism… Bluntly stated, America’s future is at risk,” he says.
— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) August 19, 2021
Rep Mo Brooks sympathizing with the goals of the Capitol domestic terrorist, and using the type of extremist rhetoric (“dictatorial Socialism”) that encourages violence. Sure, he encourages people to “fight back” in elections, but what will they do if they lose those elections? pic.twitter.com/VQ4UuzYQIK
— Don Moynihan (@donmoyn) August 19, 2021