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REPORT: FBI Finds Little Evidence January 6th Riot at US Capitol ‘Was Coordinated’

A new report from the FBI is shedding more light on the events that unfolded at the US Capitol on January 6th, finding “scant evidence” the chaotic riot was a “coordinated” effort or “organized plot to overturn the presidential election result.”

“Though federal officials have arrested more than 570 alleged participants, the FBI at this point believes the violence was not centrally coordinated by far-right groups or prominent supporters of then-President Donald Trump, according to the sources, who have been either directly involved in or briefed regularly on the wide-ranging investigations,” reports Reuters.

“Ninety to ninety-five percent of these are one-off cases,” said one insider familiar with the report. “Then you have five percent, maybe, of these militia groups that were more closely organized. But there was no grand scheme with Roger Stone and Alex Jones and all of these people to storm the Capitol and take hostages.”

“FBI investigators did find that cells of protesters, including followers of the far-right Oath Keepers and Proud Boys groups, had aimed to break into the Capitol. But they found no evidence that the groups had serious plans about what to do if they made it inside, the sources said,” adds the global news agency.

Many Democrats have long contended the January 6th riot was an “insurrection” pushed by supporters of Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election results.

Read the full report at Reuters.

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6 responses to “REPORT: FBI Finds Little Evidence January 6th Riot at US Capitol ‘Was Coordinated’”

  1. Wolv256 says:

    We don’t need an investigation, it’s all on video. John Sullivan worked for the FBI. John Sullivan led protesters into the Capitol building. The FBI staged this event.

  2. Wolv256 says:

    That is like China saying they found no evidence that Covid came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

    Has anyone ever heard of having a third party investigator?!?

  3. OkieSciFarmer says:

    Where is the FBI report of the human rights abuses suffered by those who have been arrested and held for all these months?

  4. Alysandir says:

    Well, to be fair, it’s only rational that they spend so much time looking at 1/6, since they believe it to be “worse than 9/11” and conservatives to be the same as the Taliban.

    You know, completely rational, defensible, observations that are in no way related to the campaign of dehumanization waged for decades against anyone who doesn’t agree with the bleeding-edge political Left?

  5. Anni says:

    Who are the victims and who can judge? Count the votes.

  6. UppityG says:

    Even a standard issue layman could see from the, so far, publicly available footage that there was NO coordination of action during that, what I call, Hot Headed Museum Tour. The fact that some of the entrances had staff in some kind of uniform waving people in indicates that they were no scared or intimidated by the approaching public.

    I’ll never forget the footage of a black Capitol Police officer “holding off” a crowd of people at a double door entrance, with him retreating, a collapsible baton in hand, dropped and picked back up, the whole time being filmed by someone behind him, with a very steady hand, saying nothing, recording so smoothly. Hard not to consider certain possibilities.