STUDY: 13 Million Support Violence To Reinstate Trump

CBS News reports:

More than 18 months after the rioting at the U.S. Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, an estimated 13 million U.S. adults, or 5% of the adult population, agree that force would be justified to restore former President Donald Trump to the White House and an estimated 15 million Americans believe force would be justified to prevent Trump from being prosecuted , should he be indicted for mishandling classified documents, according to a new study from the University of Chicago.

“We have not just a political threat to our democracy, we have a violent threat to our democracy,” Dr. Robert Pape, the director of the University of Chicago’s Chicago Project on Security and Threats (CPOST) told “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan on Sept. 18. “Today, there are millions of individuals who don’t just think the election was stolen in 2020; they support violence to restore Donald Trump to the White House.”

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