alleged plot to kidnap the Michigan governor, Gretchen Whitmer, was planned in part on Facebook, with one leader of the scheme broadcasting a video of his frustrations with Whitmer to a private Facebook group, and participants later sharing footage of their paramilitary exercises and bomb-making training, according to an FBI affidavit.
‘A surreal reality show’: Trump’s terrible week after Covid diagnosisEx-member of Amy Coney Barrett’s faith group speaks outDebate schedule in disarray after Trump refuses virtual eventSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 3.48pm BST In a year of escalating political violence in the United States, Facebook has served as a key organizing tool for violent extremists.An Related: Michigan terror plot: why rightwing extremists are thriving on Facebook 3.29pm BST The White House communications director, Alyssa Farah, says that today’s address from Donald Trump will be short and to the point. President’s at a great distance, he’s gonna be up on the balcony and very briefly address the supporters there,” Farah told reporters at the White House on Saturday. Although, as many of you will have noticed, brevity is not exactly the president’s strong point.“The
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