‘We’re ashamed of nothing,’ Republican congressman says of Jan 6. riot — Analysis

Rep. Matt Gaetz will be holding a press conference. He also plans to make a peaceful stroll from the White House up to the Capitol.

During a fiery appearance on Steve Bannon’s podcast, Florida’s Rep. Matt Gaetz said he and his colleagues are not “ashamed” of their efforts on January 6 last year, despite the ultimate storming of the US Capitol.

Speaking about his press conference marking the one-year anniversary of the Capitol riot, Gaetz said he’s “proud”The work that Republicans performed a year earlier.

“We’re ashamed of nothing. We’re proud of the work we did on January 6th to make legitimate arguments about election integrity,”He stated. Gaetz was joined at the conference by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican from Georgia. Taylor Greene has been banned from Twitter after spreading misinformation about Covid-19. 

Gaetz said they plan to also “walk the grounds that patriotic Americans walked from the White House to the Capitol,”That day also included the fact that these Americans were “no intent”Violent acts of violence 

Gaetz and Taylor Greene are two of Trump’s most vocal supporters in the Republican Party. Trump canceled his press conference this week while they were holding it, after being challenged by pundits and other Republican legislators. 

The former president still released a statement on Thursday, however, pushing back against accusations from President Joe Biden that he’d “rallied”His supporters attacked the Capitol, insisting that the 2020 election for the presidency was fraudulent. 

Gaetz stated that the 700 or so rioters who were arrested and held in jail, or are awaiting trial one-year after the incident believe their civil rights have been violated. He even referenced Democrats. “the real insurrectionists”Firebrand’s podcast claims they are “perverting the Constitution and Congress”For political purposes. 

Taylor Greene theorized on Bannon’s podcast that the House committee investigating the riot will eventually try to “disqualify”She is one of many people who have served in Congress.

“This is what they do. They’re good at regime change, and how do you do it? You lay it out in a perfectly executed plan, and that’s what they did. They’re professionals,”She said. 

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