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Members Of Extremist Groups Identified At Capitol Riot. What Are Their Plans Post-Trump?

Jan 14, 2021


On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss how last week’s riot was organized and what far-right extremist groups are planning next. The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in DC in the coming days.

A new ProPublica/FRONTLINE investigation found that members of several well-known hate groups identified at the Capitol riot also participated in the 2017 white power rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. What do we need to know about these groups and individuals? And what are their plans post-Trump?

Guests:

A.C. Thompson, staff reporter with ProPublica & FRONTLINE correspondent

Will Carless, national correspondent for USA Today who covers extremism and emerging issues nationwide

Web Resources:

ProPublica, A.C. Thompson: Members of Several Well-Known Hate Groups Identified at Capitol Riot 

USA Today, Will Carless: Facing armed protests, experts urge law enforcement to crack down on unauthorized 'militias' 

NBC News, Anna Schecter: Extremists move to secret online channels to plan for Inauguration Day in DC 

The New York Times, Sheera Frenkel: Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans