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Pence says he and Trump ‘may never see eye to eye’ on Capitol riot, but he is still proud of their administration

Former Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Jan. 6 Capitol riot during a speech on Thursday, revealing that he and former President Donald Trump “may never see eye to eye” on the events of that day.

Pence reiterated, however, that he is still proud of the accomplishments of the Trump administration.

What are the details?

In an address at a fundraiser in New Hampshire at a Lincoln-Reagan dinner hosted by the Hillsborough County GOP, Pence spent the majority of the speech lambasting the Biden administration for “failed leadership,” hitting out against the “agenda of the radical left.”

Fox News reported that Pence also delivered “his most extensive comments to date about the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by right-wing extremists and other supporters of then-President Trump who aimed to disrupt congressional certification of [President Joe] Biden’s electoral college victory.”

“I learned a lot serving alongside President Donald Trump,” Pence said early on in his talk. “Some people think we’re a little bit different,” he continued, leading the audience to respond with laughter. “But I think what President Trump showed us was what Republicans can accomplish when our leaders stand firm on conservative principles and don’t back down.”

Pence went on to tout several of the accomplishments of the administration, before addressing the Jan. 6 events, which he called a “tragedy at our nation’s Capitol.”

“As I said that day, Jan. 6 was a dark day in the history of the United States Capitol,” he said. “But thanks to the swift action of the Capitol police and federal law enforcement, violence was quelled. The Capitol was secured. And that same day, we reconvened the Congress and did our duty under the Constitution and the laws of the United States.”

“You know, President Trump and I have spoken many times since we left office,” Pence continued. “And I don’t know if we’ll ever see eye to eye on that day, but I will always be proud of what we accomplished for the American people over the last four years.”

You may watch Pence’s speech in its entirety below. His remarks on Jan. 6 begin around the 1:09 mark:


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What’s the background?

Following a rally hosted by Trump on the National Mall on Jan. 6, several of his supporters marched to the Capitol building and forced their way inside as Congress worked to confirm Biden’s electoral college win.

Rioters called for hanging Pence, and Trump criticized the vice president for refusing to reject electoral college votes while presiding over the Senate that day.

The vice president and members of the House and Senate from both parties were rushed to safe locations during the Capitol siege, and later returned to confirm every state’s electoral college results.

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Horowitz: President Trump should read Black Lives Matter the Riot Act – and the Insurrection Act

The hallmark of a first-world country is not that violence never occurs within its borders, but that once it does, the damage is mitigated immediately and the perpetrators are punished and future criminals deterred. Yet here we are, over 80 days into this national insurrection by terrorist groups like Back Lives Matter and Antifa, and there is no end in sight. Trump is president today, not just after November 4. It’s time for him to use his inherent power to put down the insurrection.

The fact that crowds can celebrate about shooting a Trump supporter in cold blood, rampage through Oakland and chant “death to America,” and burn down Kenosha until it looks like Beirut demonstrates that we are no longer dealing with belligerent protests or even rioting, but with deadly terrorism. Our tactics – both at the state and federal levels – must comport with this reality.

On the state level, the notion that somehow police must stand back and allow “protests” to fester until they get out of hand and uncontrollable is absurd. When there is clear and present danger that gatherings lead to violence, they can be dispersed. As the Supreme Court said in Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940), “When clear and present danger of riot, disorder, interference with traffic upon the public streets, or other immediate threat to public safety, peace, or order appears, the power of the State to prevent or punish is obvious.” Thus, any discussion of “right to protest” is out the window, especially after an 80-day track record and trail of devastation in its wake.

Then there is the federal role. The notion that the Constitution and statute somehow keep the federal government neutral or removed from an organized insurrection is misguided and dangerous. From the early days of the Whiskey Rebellion through the Civil War-era insurrections, the federal government has been at the forefront of restoring peace when states are either inherently incapable or unwilling to protect civil liberties and punish violent forces, especially when they cross state lines and are national in scope.

Many commentators continue to make the mistake of believing that the president needs permission of a governor or mayor to send in federal forces to quell a rebellion. But the updates to the Insurrection Act in 1871 were specifically designed to empower the president to put down insurrection precisely in a scenario where state governments are turning a blind eye (or encouraging) the uprisings.

The original Insurrection Act of 1807, first passed by Congress in the form of the Militia Act of 1792, gave the president permission to send in the military to a state “upon the request of its legislature or of its governor if the legislature cannot be convened.” However, during the post-Civil War era, when states in the South turned a blind eye to KKK violence toward black people, Congress saw a need to give the president unilateral authority, a power that is codified in law to this very day. And for good reason.

The Insurrection Act of 1871 reflects the spirit of the 14th Amendment, which was ratified just a few years earlier. The entire point of the 14th Amendment was to empower the federal government to enforce fundamental rights against states precisely when state governments where involved in those violations. In those days, Southern states allowed white terrorists to terrorize black people, punished black people for self-defense, and did not pursue justice against white perpetrators. The 1871 act pushed by President Ulysses Grant was, in a sense, the implementing legislation of the 14th Amendment’s Privileges and Immunities Clause, which gave the federal government enforcement power over states that violate those natural rights.

According to the Washington Post, “[President] Grant’s target was the violent Ku Klux Klan, which was, according to the Coakley book, inciting ‘its members to commit crimes, including murder, against Republicans and blacks’ and rarely facing prosecution.”

Sound familiar? Reverse the races and that is what is happening today. Blue states and cities are openly greenlighting Antifa and BLM to destroy public and private property, randomly attack white people and/or Trump supporters, take over roads and stop, threaten, and attack motorists, and rarely face prosecution, while those who defend themselves are charged with murder.

The 1871 act was created for exactly this sort of uprising fueled by racial discrimination. Not only does the law, codified as amended in 10 U.S. Code §253, §332-333, not require state permission for the president to dispatch armed forces, it specifically charges him to do so when “the constituted authorities of that State are unable, fail, or refuse to protect that right, privilege, or immunity, or to give that protection; or opposes or obstructs the execution of the laws of the United States or impedes the course of justice under those laws” [emphasis added].

Per §332, the threshold for unilaterally calling in the military, even against the wishes of the state government, is when “unlawful obstructions, combinations, or assemblages, or rebellion against the authority of the United States, make it impracticable to enforce the laws of the United States in any State by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, he may call into Federal service such of the militia of any State.”

That threshold is clearly evident, nearly three months into this uncontrolled mayhem in so many cities.

The president is also vested with the power to “take such measures as he considers necessary to suppress, in a State, any insurrection, domestic violence, unlawful combination, or conspiracy” in the aforementioned scenario.

The time has come for the president to actually suppress the insurrection. What happened in Portland when DHS dispatched agents was a disgrace. They were dispatched in a very defensive posture to defend a federal building and wound up being blinded with lasers. This is a terrorist group they are dealing with, and it requires appropriate force that stops the violence. They must go on offense, seek out and confront the perpetrators, and shoot to kill when the rebels are using deadly force.

Concomitantly, the Department of Justice must harness every existing statute – from anti-terrorism laws (18 U.S. Code § 2383) to cross-state racketeering laws (28 U.S. Code §1952) – to prosecute all of the criminals being released or ignored by state and local prosecutors. They must also go after local DAs who are violating civil rights and charging victims of the mob with crimes for legitimately defending their lives. It’s now reached the point that in New Jersey, civilians will be charged with crimes for calling 911 when they feel threatened if the subject of the call is black and the call is deemed false by authorities. No such charge will be made if the races are reversed.

As the Washington Post observes regarding the implementation of the 1871 law: “After learning that the KKK was still thriving in several South Carolina counties, he [Grant] organized more than 1,000 soldiers to round up several hundred Klansmen. ‘Scores’ of suspects were arrested, many of them interrogated for several weeks without an indictment. By Jan. 1, 1872, the Army had detained more than 600 men, and most of them were tried and convicted in federal court.”

Trump has the facts, the law, and the American people on his side. Now is the time to read BLM the Riot Act. Now is the time to defend America, not after he wins a second term. As Reagan said, “If not us, who? And if not now, when?”

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Chicago mayor claims riots and looting were a planned attack on the city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the rioting and looting that occurred in her city Sunday night and Monday morning were the result of a coordinated and pre-planned attack, not organic protests of an officer-involved shooting, according to Time.

Businesses in downtown Chicago were damaged and looted for the second time in the past few months, and the situation got so out of control that the city raised the bridges leading into the area to limit access.

The violence was allegedly sparked by the non-fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Latrell Allen on Sunday afternoon. Allen stands charged with first-degree attempted murder and possession of a concealed weapon, and reportedly shot at police first.

Lightfoot acknowledges that some of the unrest may have come from legitimate protesters, but said most of the damage was done by highly organized criminals looking to take advantage of the chaos.

“When people showed up on Michigan Avenue in the downtown area with U-Haul trucks and cargo vans, and sophisticated equipment used to cut metal, and the methods that were used, and how quickly it got spun up … that wasn’t any spontaneous reaction,” Lightfoot told Time. “To be sure, there are people that did join in that were motivated by lots of different reasons, and certainly were motivated by social media posts encouraging people to come downtown. But the core of what happened — that’s organized criminal activity. … It was a planned attack.”

There were reportedly more than 1,800 911 calls made between midnight and 3 a.m., and Lightfoot said looters chose to strike during that time, knowing there would be fewer police officers on duty.

Black Lives Matter Chicago disagrees with Lightfoot’s claim that the unrest was not organic, saying it was a direct result of frustration and distrust of police. The organization blamed Lightfoot for leaving Chicagoans with no option besides protest to create change.

“If mayor Lori Lightfoot is upset about the protests last night, then a plausible answer would be to provide an outlet for the people to exert control over the policing of their community,” a BLM Chicago statement read. “Instead, the mayor has opposed and ignored the demand for a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) which would empower the people to get justice for police violence and enact the systemic changes needed to prevent it in the future.”

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LIVE: From Ground Zero of Dallas Riot Destruction!

Steven Crowder takes to the streets of Dallas to survey the damage caused by recent riots and discuss the media misinformation over the past days. The guys go live today at 10:30 AM ET.

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Rioter gets taste of his own medicine when he throws Molotov cocktail — but catches himself on fire instead

A rioter in North Carolina got a taste of his own medicine over the weekend when he attempted to start a fire in a building — but caught himself on fire instead.

The incident happened on Saturday in Fayetteville when rioters descended on the historic Market House in the city’s downtown area.

Video that went viral on social media shows a protester attempting to start a fire in a stairwell inside the building by throwing a Molotov cocktail. But when the protester threw the incendiary device — by tossing it overhand and therefore spilling fluid from the bottle over the top of his head — he quickly became engulfed in flames.

The rioter then ran down the stairs where he stopped, dropped, and rolled, before other protesters helped stamp out the flames.

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The identity of the rioter, or the extent of his injuries, was not known.

Attorney General William Barr has identified Antifa and other far-left extremist groups as being responsible for the violence occurring in cities across the U.S., which he called “domestic terrorism.”


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Violent mob brutally beats Dallas man protecting businesses — victim’s body ‘literally twisted’

Violent protesters brutally beat a Dallas man late Saturday who was protecting businesses, leaving the victim unconscious with a twisted and mangled body.

According to video captured by TheBlaze’s Elijah Schaffer, violent protesters descended on the man after he chased looters with a large sword. The man did not, however, attack the looters.

The graphic footage shows more than a dozen protesters brutally beating and stomping the man, who eventually fell unconscious. One protester even beat the victim with a skateboard.

“BREAKING: man critically injured at Dallas riots It appears he attempted to defend a shop with a large sword Looters ran at him, then he charged rioters They then beat him with a skateboard and stoned him with medium sized rocks I called an Ambulance and it’s on the way,” Schaffer wrote on Twitter.

Video of the incident received more than 20 million views by Sunday morning.

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told a Dallas Morning News reporter that the victim was in “bad shape, but hanging on. His body was literally twisted from getting stomped on and kicked.”

The victim
was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition. The extent of his injuries are unknown.

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later confirmed the victim was carrying a machete to “protect his neighborhood from protesters.”

Police have not yet made any arrests in the shocking assault.

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Minneapolis mayor orders city-wide nighttime curfew through the weekend

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) has issued an emergency order imposing a city-wide nighttime curfew through the weekend after days of violent riots over the death of George Floyd left several homes and businesses destroyed.

What are the details?

Mayor Frey’s regulation mandates that beginning Friday night at 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, no one is allowed to “travel on any public street or in any public place” besides the press, first responders, or “individuals traveling directly to and from work, seeking exempt care, fleeing dangerous circumstances, or experiencing homelessness.” The order is also extended for the same times on Saturday evening and until Sunday morning.

According to The Kansas City Star, violators could face up to $1,000 in fines and up to 90 days in jail.

Mayor Melvin Carter (D) of neighboring St. Paul—also rocked by days of rioting—followed suit, issuing a curfew for the same timeframes.


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The StarTribune reported that Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) rolled out a parallel order, saying in a press release, “All Minnesotans in Minneapolis and St. Paul are urged to voluntarily comply. Peace officers will enforce the curfew and arrest those who refuse to comply.”

Dozens of homes and businesses have been destroyed in the cities during protests over the death George Floyd, who died while in police custody after an officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes as he pleaded for mercy and even after he became unresponsive.

The chaos, looting, and fires that broke out each night in Minneapolis since Floyd’s death on Monday led to police withdrawing from locations in the city. The National Guard has been called in to assist with the situation.

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