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CBS Claims Trump Supporters Plan to ‘Storm the Capitol’ With ‘Weapons’

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The CBS Night Information wore their hatred for Trump supporters on their sleeve Tuesday as anchor Norah O’Donnell and White Home correspondent Weijia Jiang claimed, with out proof, that pro-Trump protesters gathering in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday deliberate to carry “weapons” and “storm the Capitol” constructing in some type of coup try.

O’Donnell pushed the imprecise hypothesis from very early on in this system. Throughout her opening rundown of the tales they’d be overlaying, O’Donnell reported: “Now tens of hundreds of the President’s supporters who disagree with the end result of the election are anticipated to rally outdoors the Capitol tomorrow, with rising concern tonight there may very well be violence.”

The place was CBS getting this data? It was none of your enterprise in line with Jiang, who solely mentioned she bought it from an nameless “senior Protection official.”

“And Weijia joins us from the White Home as a result of I perceive you’re listening to that there’s regarding intelligence about attainable violence tomorrow. What have you ever discovered,” O’Donnell teed up Jiang on the finish of her report about President Trump’s effort to stress Vice President Pence.

 

 

Citing solely the claims of an official she refused to establish, Jiang ghoulishly proclaimed protesting Trump supporters have been out for blood. “Norah, tonight a senior Protection official tells CBS Information there are calls throughout social media for protesters to storm the Capitol, along with stories that a few of them will carry weapons,” she mentioned.

Additional, Jiang additionally decried how the President was encouraging his supporters to train their First Modification proper to peaceably assemble within the nation’s capital. “Native authorities are urging folks to keep away from downtown, however President Trump is encouraging his supporters to protest and even plans to hitch them with a speech tomorrow morning,” she whined.

Whereas CBS was busy vilifying President Trump’s supporters, they refused to report on how the household of Republican Senator Josh Hawley (MO) was assailed by Antifa terrorists at their D.C. space residence, screaming at his spouse and vandalizing his property.

“You screamed by way of bullhorns, shouted down my spouse when she requested you to depart, vandalized property, pounded on our door, and terrorized neighbors,” the Senator wrote on Twitter. “And didn’t have the heart to do it in daylight, however solely underneath cowl of darkness so you can disguise. You’re scum. And we received’t be intimidated.”

The transcript is under, click on “develop” to learn:

CBS Night Information
January 5, 2021
6:33:06 p.m. Jap

NORAH O’DONNELL: Now tens of hundreds of the President’s supporters who disagree with the end result of the election are anticipated to rally outdoors the Capitol tomorrow, with rising concern tonight there may very well be violence.

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6:38:12 p.m. Jap

O’DONNELL: And Weijia joins us from the White Home as a result of I perceive you’re listening to that there’s regarding intelligence about attainable violence tomorrow. What have you ever discovered?

WEIJIA JIANG: Norah, tonight a senior Protection official tells CBS Information there are calls throughout social media for protesters to storm the Capitol, along with stories that a few of them will carry weapons. Native authorities are urging folks to keep away from downtown, however President Trump is encouraging his supporters to protest and even plans to hitch them with a speech tomorrow morning. Norah.

O’DONNELL: All proper, Weijia Jiang on the White Home, thanks.