The New York Times reports that On the day of the U.S. Capitol riot, Jan. 6, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) told Trump supporters to start “kicking ass” hours before the violence began (MORE VIDEO BELOW):
Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking *ss… Are you willing to do what it takes to fight for America? Louder! Will you fight for America?
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) told Trump supporters at a Turning Point USA event in December 2020 to “lightly threaten” lawmakers who accept the the legitimate presidential election results from a month earlier (MORE VIDEO BELOW).
Cawthorn — who dropped out of college and was rejected by the U.S. Naval Academy — claimed he was pushing for “election integrity”:
Call your congressman and feel free — you can lightly threaten them. Say: “If you don’t support election integrity, I’m coming after you. Madison Cawthorn’s coming after you. Everybody’s coming after you.”