GOP’s 'Offensively Absurd' Spin On Capitol Riot Gets A Firm Debunking

Seven Republican claims about the Jan. 6 insurrection were dismantled by CNN’s Brianna Keilar and John Berman.

6/19/2021 10:06:00 AM

Seven Republican claims about the Jan. 6 insurrection were dismantled by CNN’s Brianna Keilar and John Berman.

Seven Republican claims about the Jan. 6 insurrection were dismantled by CNN’s Brianna Keilar and John Berman.

and John Berman dismantled seven “offensively absurd” claims that conservatives are now pushing about the deadly U.S. Capitol riot.On Friday, Berman noted how “some Republicans and some deranged entertainers keep developing new and provably false ways to say the insurrection did not happen.”

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The co-hosts then firmly debunked each current GOP claim about the attack carried out by the violent mob incited by ex-President― from their “peaceful protesters” spin to the falsehood that they weren’t armed.Check out the clip here: Read more: HuffPost »

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incarcerate MAGA liars.. exposeHATE4PROFIT time to DefundFASCISTS and ALL who support them. Accountability is key in 2021!! Competence is essential in 2022!!! Gotta love the GOP with their incessant refusal of reality 👍 Sorry, Scotus won the dumbest opinion of 2021 already. nice CNN posted a horrible puff-piece on one of the coup attempters today

Seven Republicans voted against Juneteenth and giving medals to January 6 officersGOP lawmakers Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar and Chip Roy were among those who opposed both bills this week. Of course Arizona had TWO reps on the list. This state is such a hellhole. Thanks RepAndyBiggsAZ and RepGosar for making our state look even more racist than TEXAS, a feat I did not believe possible. VoteBlue2022 The Sedition Caucus Hoping their roles in the Jan 6th Insurrection are exposed through the investigation.👎👎👎

GOP Rep.'s Sister Slams Him As 'Absolutely' Responsible For U.S. Capitol RiotArizona Republican Paul Gosar’s siblling said she was 'stunned at the brazenness' of GOP lawmakers who are trying to erase the insurrection. incarcerate MAGA liars... exposeHATE4PROFIT time to DefundFASCISTS and ALL who support them. Accountability is key in 2021!! Competence is essential in 2022!!! There's always a woman messing up with the plan 😅🤣

Officer injured in Capitol riot blasts GOP lawmaker's behavior as 'disgusting' after tense exchangeA DC Metropolitan Police officer who defended the US Capitol on January 6 blasted GOP Rep. Andrew Clyde on Wednesday evening for what he called 'disgusting' behavior during a tense exchange. Do people or so called Leaders not get you look foolish when for a whole year you go BLue Lives Matter when BLM is protesting but when you buy into a scam of lies of fraud in the election and an officer is trying to do his job you then treat that person like nothing. Bad look

D.C. police officer assaulted during Capitol riot says GOP congressman refused to shake his handA DC police officer injured during the Jan. 6 Capitol attack says he was snubbed by a Republican congressman who previously compared the riot to a “normal tourist visit.' After they finished crapping their pants on 1/6, they turn their backs on their saviors Well we have already seen Clyde in that photo where he is freaking out over the terro...umm...I mean tourists. If his imagination is that wild imagine what he think Fanone is? The police need to make a stand against republicans

New videos show police getting punched during US Capitol riotNewly released footage from January 6 shows a supporter of former President Donald Trump taunting, stalking and punching law enforcement outside the US Capitol -- the latest release of up-close video of rioters who have been charged with assaulting police. Just sign up for China prime delivery FBI probing leak of bombshell tax details of America's billionaires OK and has DOJ explained why it's hiding the remaining 14 thousand hours of video? This material belongs to the legislative branch, NOT the Executive.

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Suggests Federal Agents Were Behind Capitol AttackCiting right-wing media reports, Gohmert suggested government operatives were ‘stirring up trouble,’ calling it ‘third-world stuff.’ This would be a first for an attack on the U.S. Capital. Louie time to get out of The Texas Heat. What little brain cells you retain are in grave danger of overheating. Insane..😆😆😆😆