Tag Archives: Antifa

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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