Two known Antifa members posed as pro-Trump to infiltrate Capitol riot: sources


Two known Antifa members posed as pro-Trump to infiltrate Capitol riot: sources

By Larry Celona

January 7, 2021 | 12:40am | UpdatedChaos unfolds amid huge crowd at the Capitol  




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At least two known Antifa members were spotted among the throngs of pro-Trump protesters at the Capitol on Wednesday, a law enforcement source told The Post.

The Antifa members disguised themselves with pro-Trump clothing to join in the DC rioting, said the sources, who spotted the infiltrators while monitoring video coverage from the Capitol.

The infiltrators were recognized due to their participation in New York City demonstrations, and were believed to have joined in the rioting so that Trump would get blamed, the source said.

A Washington Times report initially claimed two other protesters were actually Philadelphia-based Antifa members — citing a retired military officer with access to facial recognition software — but the outlet deleted the article after the software company told Buzzfeed News that the story was “outright false.”

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