Attorney General William Barr just pulled the trigger and the nation is shocked. Millions of people across the country are wondering what will happen next, but one thing is for sure: Barr means serious business.
“The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other similar groups in connection with the rioting is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly,” concluded Barr in a hard-hitting statement.
In his press release, Barr explained the role that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would play confronting riots that have broken out nationwide led by Antifa, a violent and highly-organized group seeking communist revolution.
“To identify criminal organizers and instigators, and to coordinate federal resources with our state and local partners, federal law enforcement is using our existing network of 56 regional FBI Joint Terrorism Task Forces,” he said.
Barr also noted how Antifa, along with groups allied with them, have “hijacked” peaceful protest movements in the wake of George Floyd’s death and are now trying to divide Americans and keep “reconciliation” from taking place.
Barr’s statement followed one from President Donald Trump in which he simply tweeted, “The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.” Trump and Barr are taking the country back.
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