Capitol Rioters Planned To ‘Capture And Assassinate’ During Attack, Memo Reveals

The rioters at the US Capitol planned to ‘capture and assassinate’ leaders, newly unearthed documents reveal.

“In a court filing late on Thursday, federal prosecutors in Phoenix wrote that “strong evidence, including Chansley’s own words and actions at the Capitol, supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government.”

The 18-page memo, which asked a judge to keep Chansley detained before his trial, said the 33-year-old Arizona man left an ominous note for Vice President Pence at his desk in the Senate chamber: “It’s only a matter of time, justice is coming.”” [READ MORE]