Couy Griffin, a New Mexico county commissioner and the founding father of “Cowboys for Trump,” was arrested after suggesting that extra violence will happen as soon as the insurrectionists who participated in an assault in opposition to the Capitol earlier this month return to Washington, D.C. in time for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
In a video revealed by Inside Version final Monday, Griffin declares “there’s going to be blood working” from the Capitol and vows there gained’t be a peaceable switch of energy.
“There’ll by no means be a Biden presidency,” he says within the video. “We’re not going to permit it.”
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On Friday, the Division of Justice formally charged Griffin with “Knowingly Getting into or Remaining in any Restricted Constructing or Grounds with out Lawful Authority.”
Griffin additional made his intentions identified throughout an Otero County particular assembly attended by his fellow commissioners.
“I’m gonna be there on January 20 … and I’m gonna take a stand for our nation and for our freedoms,” he advised the attendees. “I’ve received a .357 Henry Large Boy rifle, lever motion, that I’ve received within the trunk of my automobile and I’ve received a .357 single-action revolver, the Colt Ruger Vaquero, that I’ll have beneath the entrance seat … and I’ll embrace my Second Modification.”
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Griffin continued to push lies concerning the 2020 election being stolen, echoing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric. There is no such thing as a proof of widespread election fraud and numerous officers throughout state and native governments have affirmed that the election was free and honest.
President Trump was impeached final week on costs that he incited the riot. His Senate trial will happen after he leaves workplace and can largely hinge on whether or not he will be disqualified from ever working for larger workplace once more. 5 folks died within the assault on the Capitol, together with a Capitol Police officer who was bludgeoned with a fireplace extinguisher and later died of his accidents.