2 thoughts on ““They didn’t even call it a putsch”, says the GOP

  1. Representative Democracy says:

    “Several Democrats have called on Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) to step down after he said he didn’t feel threatened in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol — but would have been concerned if the mob had been made up of Black Lives Matter or antifa protesters.
    In an interview Thursday on “The Joe Pags Show,” a conservative news radio show, Johnson said he “never felt threatened” by the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 hoping to overturn the results of the election.
    The siege left five people dead, including a police officer; two other officers who were on duty that day later died by suicide. More than 100 officers were injured and at least 40 rioters have been charged with assaulting law enforcement officers, who were shown being harassed, beaten and sprayed with gas substances by members of the mob.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/13/gop-sen-johnson-says-capitol-rioters-didnt-scare-him-might-have-had-they-been-black-lives-matter-protesters/

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