The FBI theory Ron Johnson didn't want to share with the public

When it comes to the Jan. 6 attack, Ron Johnson has an FBI conspiracy theory he doesn't repeat 'publicly.' It reached the public anyway.

8/3/2021 4:28:00 PM

.MaddowBlog: When it comes to the Jan. 6 attack, Sen. Johnson has an FBI conspiracy theory he doesn't repeat 'publicly.' It reached the public anyway. As is usually the case, the missing ingredient is evidence.

When it comes to the Jan. 6 attack, Ron Johnson has an FBI conspiracy theory he doesn't repeat 'publicly.' It reached the public anyway.

But Johnson's ideas about the Jan. 6 attack are especially striking. TheWashington Postreportedyesterday afternoon:A Republican senator suggested in a private conversation Saturday, without evidence, that the FBI knew more about the planning before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot than it has revealed so far, according to a video obtained by The Washington Post. The comments from Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), made after a political event at a Wauwatosa, Wis., hotel, reflect the spread of an unfounded claim that has traveled from far-right commentators to Tucker Carlson's Fox News show to the highest levels of the GOP.

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While discussing the Capitol attack with event attendees, Johnson said,"I don't say this publicly, but are you watching what's happening in Michigan? ... So you think the FBI had fully infiltrated the militias in Michigan, but they don't know squat about what was happening on January 6th or what was happening with these groups? I'd say there is way more to the story."

The reference to Michigan militias was a likely reference to last year's alleged kidnapping plot targeting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), involving right-wing radicals whose group had been infiltrated by undercover law-enforcement officials.By Johnson's reasoning, if the FBI knew what the alleged would-be kidnappers in Michigan were up to, then it stands to reason that the FBI must've had secret knowledge of the Jan. 6 attack, too. Why? Just because. headtopics.com

Though this certainly dovetails with assorted Republican conspiracy theories about the assault on the Capitol, with some fringe lawmakerssuggestinglast month that federal law enforcement may have even been involved with organizing the pro-Trump riot.As is usually the case, the missing ingredient is evidence. The right certainly likes the idea of shifting blame away from the insurrectionist rioters, but the conservative conspiracy theorists have nothing but their own satisfying hunches to work with.

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MaddowBlog Maybe a whole lot more clarity will come to focus when Mr Johnson testifies under oath of the facts and his involvement in the January 06th terrorist attack on the capital of the United States KeciaFrierson MaddowBlog Thes sociopaths do not care about evidence or truth. They weaponize speech to fit the narrative they wish to sell.

MaddowBlog Whoa there Maddow. It’s a conspiracy “that the FBI knew more about the planning before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot than it has revealed so far” because there’s no evidence? Two thing 1) The hypocrisy is unbelievable 2) Have the FBI said they didn’t know more or have infiltrators?

Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothingWisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson suggested to his constituents at a luncheon on Saturday that the FBI had advance knowledge of the January 6 insurrection but did nothing to thwart it. As if Johnson would have supported the FBI mass arresting or even brining in for questioning all those involved. OK REPUBLICAN SENATOR RON JOHNSON , DID TRUMP TELL THE FBI TO STAND DOWN AND WAIT 🤔 We just collectively forgetting that the maga brigade was talking about January 6 for months leading up to it? In all fairness how tf could the fbi NOT have known? But wait, I thought it was just a group of tourists anyways? 🤔 the BS is hard to keep track of

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A Trump supporter was arrested after a church prayer group member sent texts to the FBI that showed him inside the Capitol Building on Jan. 6Glenn Allen Brooks texted selfies of himself inside the Capitol to a church prayer chat group, according to a DOJ criminal complaint. Another Jan 6 beardie rioter in jail. Well done, FBI. Go get the others! No one has accused them of being intelligent.

Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothingWisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson suggested to his constituents at a luncheon on Saturday that the FBI had advance knowledge of the January 6 insurrection but did nothing to thwart it. As if Johnson would have supported the FBI mass arresting or even brining in for questioning all those involved. OK REPUBLICAN SENATOR RON JOHNSON , DID TRUMP TELL THE FBI TO STAND DOWN AND WAIT 🤔 We just collectively forgetting that the maga brigade was talking about January 6 for months leading up to it? In all fairness how tf could the fbi NOT have known? But wait, I thought it was just a group of tourists anyways? 🤔 the BS is hard to keep track of

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