Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is working with Democrats to make examples of President Trump supporters who participated in the mostly peaceful protest at the Capitol on Wednesday.
Graham wants to punish these Trump supporters with the harshest of charges, even possibly “sedition,” for interrupting his work day for a few hours.
“I am calling for a joint task force to be assembled and spend all the time and money necessary to identify every person who breached the security of the Capitol, who occupied the Chambers, who invaded offices, and destroyed property,” Graham said during a press conference.
“There is a ton of video evidence out there. I was interviewed this morning by two FBI agents. They came to my house wanting to know if I had any surveillance camera outside my house. I did not, but I am encouraged they’re on the case,” he added.
Graham wants the FBI to use social media as an Orwellian dragnet to charge thousands of patriotic Trump supporters who exercised their 1st Amendment rights at or near the Capitol.
“In the social media world that exists today, it won’t be that hard to find thousands of people who took the law in their own hands. The people sitting in the chairs need to be sitting in the jail cell. The people who attacked the Capitol police need to be charged with attacking a police officer,” he said. Read more…