Tag Archives: Antifa

Trump Rages After FBI Says Antifa Isn’t An Organization

The Associated Press reports: FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group. Hours after the hearing, Trump took to Twitter to chastise his FBI director for his statements on antifa and on …

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Joe Biden Condemns Violence By Antifa [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Joe Biden specifically condemned violence committed by Antifa during the unrest that has gripped the nation for months. He told WGAL’s Barbara Barr that he has condemned violent unrest from the beginning, and attacked President Donald Trump for not doing the same. “I condemned it across the board. The president still hasn’t condemned the far right folks coming …

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Feds Kill Suspect In Shooting Of Far-Right Activist

The Associated Press reports: A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week after a caravan of Donald Trump backers rode through downtown was killed Thursday as investigators moved in to arrest him, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday. The man, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed as a federal task force …

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Anti-Fascists Linked To Zero US Murders In 25 Years

The Guardian reports: Donald Trump has made warnings about the threat of antifa and “far-left fascism” a central part of his re-election campaign. But in reality left wing attacks have left far fewer people dead than violence by right wing extremists, new research indicates, and antifa activists have not been linked to a single murder in decades. A new database …

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Trump: US Will Label Antifa As “Terrorist Organization”

The Independent reports: The Trump administration will move to designate the loose association of militant left-wing, anti-fascist demonstrators commonly known as “Antifa” as a terrorist organisation, the president has announced in a tweet. “The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization,” Mr Trump wrote amid a series of tweets on Sunday blaming violent outbursts and …

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Civil War Reenactor Framed Antifa In Terror Threat

Quartz reports: In 2017, Antifa, a loose collection of left-leaning militant anti-fascist groups, was blamed by many for a series of violent threats mailed to a Virginia organization that hosts Civil War reenactments, as well as a pipe bomb planted at one of its annual gatherings. Now the FBI believes those threats likely didn’t come from Antifa at all, but …

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Conway: Antifa Is Short For “Anti-First Amendment”

The Daily Beast reports: Kellyanne Conway on Monday incorrectly claimed that “antifa” is really a shortened version of “anti-First Amendment,” when in reality it is a moniker for anti-fascism protesters. Conway’s claim, made while speaking from the White House on the final hour of Fox & Friends, echoed a Saturday tweet from Fox News contributor Dan Bongino, who wrote: “Everywhere …

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Ted Cruz Intros Resolution Calling For Antifa And “Left Wing Activists” To Be Classified As Domestic Terrorists

Newsweek reports: A resolution introduced this week by Senators Ted Cruz and Bill Cassidy calling for the Antifa anti-fascist movement to be designated a domestic terrorist organization has been criticized for using “Antifa” and “left-wing activists” interchangeably, and possibly implying that all manner of dissent could be considered terrorism. The resolution, introduced Thursday, is titled, “Calling for the designation of …

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Leaked Chats Reveal Violent Plans By Proud Boys

The Huffington Post reports: The Proud Boys want the public to believe that they’re a “drinking club” who only resort to violence to defend themselves from anti-fascist protesters during political rallies. But in private, these extremists have discussed injuring and even killing their adversaries, plotting tactics and optics for months in order to assert a claim of self-defense should they …

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Trump Threatens Violence Against Antifa: “The Police, The Military, They’re Very Tough And Getting Angrier”

More from his interview with the Daily Caller: President Donald Trump warned violent leftists and Antifa members that an opposition to them may “mobilize,” and it would mean “big trouble” for the leftist group. “They better hope that the opposition to Antifa decides not to mobilize,” the president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday. “These …

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NYPD To Charge Nine “Proud Boys” Members With Rioting And Assault For Homophobic Attacks [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: The New York Police Department announced Monday that it has enough evidence to charge nine members of the right-wing group Proud Boys and three protesters with various counts of rioting, assault and attempted assault. The brawl between the two sides erupted a few blocks from the Metropolitan Republican Club after a speech by Proud Boys leader …

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PORTLAND: Riot Police Shut Down Rally For Extremist GOP US Senate Candidate After Clashes With Antifa

The Oregonian reports: Portland Police declared a riot Saturday after tensions between the right-wing Patriot Prayer group and local anti-fascist activists came to a head and broke out in violence. The afternoon began with a permitted rally at Terry Schrunk Federal Plaza organized by Joey Gibson, U.S. Senate candidate for Washington and leader of the right-wing, Vancouver-based group. A counter-demonstration …

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