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People Have Serious Questions After Uncovering Ominous Tweet Rep. Paul Gosar Sent on Jan. 6th

I'm pretty sure this is proof he was complicit.

Following reports of anonymous sources who said they’d helped organize the January 6th protests, the internet went crazy dissecting the news. After all, the two coordinators named names and made some pretty serious allegations about high-ranking Republicans.

Aside from the things we’d already heard almost immediately after the incident, like members of Congress giving guided tours of the Capitol in the days leading up to it, there was one particularly serious charge leveled against Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar.

The unnamed conspirators said that Gosar had promised “blanket pardons” to those involved, indicating that not only did he know there would be illegal acts committed, but that he intended to get the guilty parties off the hook for them.

While some of the Republicans named in the organizers’ interview have already come out and denied that they had anything to do with the protest-turned-riot, like Alabama’s Mo Brooks, Gosar has done no such thing. In fact, a tweet that he made on the day of the event has now resurfaced — meaning he never took it down, even after people lost their lives in the siege and Congress began investigations into who was behind the whole thing.

Is he proud of his involvement?

It would seem so. Gosar likes to think he’s a real “tough guy,” which is why he struck the tone he did in the tweet in question:

Of course, it was a little late for a “concession” from Biden — January 6th was the date of the certification of the election that Biden had already won.

But consider that tweet one more time: That’s a picture of a huge crowd, and Gosar saying “don’t make me come over there.” Isn’t that an admission that he felt like he had legions of people at his command? Isn’t that actually a threat against Joe Biden?

It sure looks like it to me.

Twitter had some thoughts:

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