FBI arrests ‘hardcore leftist’ plotting to violently attack pro-Trump protesters at Florida Capitol over rioting at US Capitol

January 15, 2021 / get.blazetv.com

Baker was recruiting people to encircle Trump supporters with firearms

Adam DelGiudice/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Carlos Garcia

The FBI arrested a man in Florida who was allegedly planning to recruit people to violently attack pro-Trump protesters who might show up at the Florida State Capitol to continue the effort to overthrow the election. POLL: Will you stay loyal to the Republican party if they help the Democrats impeach Trump?

Daniel Alan Baker referred to himself a “hardcore leftist” in an article cited by the FBI in the criminal charges filed on Friday.

Federal prosecutors accused Baker of making a “call to arms for like-minded individuals to violently confront” any pro-Trump supporters at the Tallahassee Capitol.

On Sunday the FBI alerted state and local officials that there might be more protests leading to violence at state capitals in line with the lethal rioting that transpired at the U.S. Capitol.

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