Ron Johnson Gets FBI to Admit That No Firearms Were Seized During the Capitol Riot

AP Photo/Julio Cortez

Ever since the riot in the US Capitol on January 6, we have struggled to find out exactly what happened there. As time goes on, we are finding that just about everything we were told about that event is false. We know, for instance, that one of the rioters, the one who took the video of the execution of Ashli Babbitt, was on the payroll of CNN and NBC, see Leftist Videographer John Sullivan Was Paid by Major Media Organizations for Footage of the Capitol Unrest. We know that Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick was not beaten to death, and we also know that nearly two months after his death, the FBI still refuses to give a cause of death or charge anyone with a crime, see FBI Director Wray Is Asked About Brian Sicknick’s Cause of Death, His Response Is Just Not Acceptable). We know there were no “kill teams” looking for Mike Pence or anyone else. We know the guys with zip ties picked them up from where Capitol Police dropped them. We have yet to see any evidence that any member of Congress or senator aided the rioters.


We know this shameful bullshit was spread by alleged conservatives and never retracted

Along with the library of false narratives that the press and the Democrats tried to create and push into the national consciousness, there is the persistent description of the riot as an “armed insurrection.” As Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson has said on numerous occasions, if this was an insurrection, it was the most incompetent insurrections in the history of insurrections. Townhall’s Kurt Schlichter covers that perfectly in Stop Calling It an ‘Insurrection.’ While the FBI has kept us breathlessly up to date with their arrest of 2, or 3, or 4, or whatever-hundred demonstrators who at some point passed through the US Capitol, the one thing missing has been anyone charged with a federal firearms violation. For “armed insurrection” to have any meaning, arms need to be involved.

At today’s hearing on the events of January 6, Senator Johnson got a chance to ask that question of FBI assistant director for counterterrorism Jill Sanborn.


JOHNSON: How many firearms were confiscated in the Capitol or on Capitol grounds that day?

SANBORN: To my knowledge we have not recovered any on that day from any other arrests at the scene at this point.

JOHNSON: Nobody has been charged with an actual firearm weapon in the Capitol or on Capitol grounds?

SANBORN: Correct.

JOHNSON: How many shots were fired?

SANBORN: I believe the only shots fired were the ones that resulted in the death of the one lady.

What Waller is referring to, in addition to Sanborn’s testimony, is an article he published that I covered in New Information About the Capitol Riot Demolishes the Media Narrative and Asks Questions That Need To Be Answered.

One by one, the fables spun by the media and their Democrat masters are being shown false. Quelle surprise.



Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Trending on RedState Videos