Republican groups paid for the bus trips that took Trump supporters to the attack on the Capitol.
“Dozens of Republican Party groups used Facebook to help organize bus trips to Washington, D.C., for events that ended up becoming the deadly January 6 pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol.
“This is a call to ALL patriots from Donald J Trump for a BIG protest in Washington DC! TAKE AMERICA BACK! BE THERE, WILL BE WILD!” wrote the New Hanover County GOP of North Carolina in a Facebook post advertising bus seats. (The phrase “be there, will be wild!” was a rallying cry by Trump to his followers for that day.) ” [READ MORE]