Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning a press convention and a peaceable stroll from the White Home to the Capitol
Throughout a fiery look on Steve Bannon’s podcast, Florida’s Rep. Matt Gaetz stated he and his colleagues will not be “ashamed” of their efforts on January 6 final 12 months, regardless of the last word storming of the US Capitol.
Talking about his press convention marking the one-year anniversary of the Capitol riot, Gaetz stated he’s “proud” of the work Republicans did a 12 months in the past.
“We’re ashamed of nothing. We’re happy with the work we did on January sixth to make authentic arguments about election integrity,” he stated. Gaetz was joined by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), just lately booted from Twitter for allegedly spreading Covid-19 misinformation, who will accompany him on the press convention.
Gaetz revealed additionally they plan to “stroll the grounds that patriotic People walked from the White Home to the Capitol,” that day, including that these People had “no intent” to trigger violence.
Rep. Matt Gaetz: “We’re ashamed of nothing. We’re happy with the work we did on January sixth and we’re really going to stroll the grounds that patriotic People walked from the White Home to the Capitol.”pic.twitter.com/UGVif2pW5F
— Eugene Daniels (@EugeneDaniels2) January 6, 2022
Gaetz and Taylor Greene are two of Trump’s most vocal supporters within the Republican Get together. Whereas they’re holding their press convention, Trump really canceled his personal this week, following objections from different Republican lawmakers and pundits.
Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz have arrived on the Capitol Constructing, forward of a joint January sixth press convention they’re holding this afternoon #January6th pic.twitter.com/xBYhkQ9PTt
— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) January 6, 2022
The previous president nonetheless launched an announcement on Thursday, nonetheless, pushing again towards accusations from President Joe Biden that he’d “rallied” his supporters to assault the Capitol by insisting the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent.
Gaetz has been clear that he believes the roughly 700 rioters arrested, jailed or awaiting trial one 12 months after the incident have seen their civil rights violated, even referring to Democrats as “the actual insurrectionists” on his Firebrand podcast, claiming they’re “perverting the Structure and Congress” for political functions.
"The actual insurrectionists I believe are the Democrats due to what they’re doing to our nation and the way they’re utterly perverting the Structure and Congress." –Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Episode 21 of @Firebrand_Pod
WATCH: https://t.co/py9Zacy4GV pic.twitter.com/ZuUv9OxedF
— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) January 6, 2022
Taylor Greene theorized on Bannon’s podcast that the Home committee investigating the riot will finally attempt to “disqualify” individuals like her from serving in Congress.
“That is what they do. They’re good at regime change, and the way do you do it? You lay it out in a superbly executed plan, and that’s what they did. They’re professionals,” she stated.