‘That’s A Lie’: Jan. 6 Police Officer On Trump Rebranding Riot As ‘Love Fest’ 1

‘That’s A Lie’: Jan. 6 Police Officer On Trump Rebranding Riot As ‘Love Fest’

In a recent interview, Trump called Jan. 6 a “love fest.” Officer Michael Fanone, who was brutally attacked at the Capitol, says, “That’s a lie. Donald Trump’s description of January 6th—pretty much every portion of that statement—is a lie."
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102 comments

    1. @Gangster 404 talking about a riot last summer when discussing Jan 6 is as useful as talking about the Vietnam War and pretending it applies to 9/11

      Jan 6 is about the events on Jan 6 not some way to slip in your grievance list. This country will never heal until it graphically understands the type of collective insanity that led to an insurrection, otherwise we will have a jan 6 every 4 years

    2. @Vvoh vaelez White supremacy caused the insurrection. If you want to put the blame where it belongs, look no farther than the Donald.

    3. @Gangster 404 Mr gangster, no one is hated, but the behavior of white supremacy is stupid, disrespectful, lies because they can. Everyone should disavow the behavior and call it out every chance you get. That’s what makes America great the people getting together and saying no more white supremacy, no more bigotry, no more, no more. That’s what love can do for the country

    4. @Gangster 404 1st: 93% of BLM protests were peaceful, you won’t see that on the national media. 2nd: The violent protests typically had other factors like criminals wanting to loot, right wing agitators and even law enforcement.
      Additionally, blm protests are about enacting reforms so the govt (law enforcement) is held to account for police brutality and murders. Apparently, after 200 years of slavery and another 100 years of legal discrimination, the Civil rights act of 64 needs another booster. The Jan 6 insurrection was about a spoiled rich NYC conman and America’s biggest sorest loser not being mature enough to handle losing an election. All his little magatards raided the capital building thinking if they somehow disrupted the process, Biden couldn’t be president on a technicality.

    1. @Michael Scott His [Trump’s] mangina [bone spur] hurts [was acting up again.]
      Was that what you were trying to type?

      I assume that’s the reason Trump wasn’t able to attend the love-fest, after saying he would be marching with his crowd.

    2. @ST7A Bad Karma

      Oooooooooh Please ,,,,
      Don’t even try the stupid…
      INSANE POINTS !
      ITS OLD JUST LIKE TRUMP IS OLD NEWS .

    3. @Huey Long Admirer
      Who…..
      YOURS YOU MEAN!
      I thought so .
      Now talk with sense..come correct.
      I know it’s a very hard hard thing to do ..u can do it …

    1. Shocking, we saw in the U.K. the attack on democracy the full force of the law should be brought down on these traitors and their leaders.

    2. @Anthony Dotson Punny? You like puns, do ya? Try puny and try an English class while you’re (you are) at it. tRumpdumblicans is so stoopid……

    1. @Rose Romans just trying to remeber… Who was the president during the antifa demonstrations again? And the attorney general? … Just asking ….

    2. I could be wrong but didn’t trump say “peacefully walk up to the White House” and something about tell them what you want… I am not trying to defend trump but if this was s “insurrection” then the summer of love was riots

    3. @Anthony Dotson hyperbole wont work here. Define what you mean by “destroying entire cities”. Are the cities uninhabitable? Have they been reduced to rubble and left to return to nature? Have these been evacuated and abandoned?

  1. Fanone has more integrity, honesty and dignity in his little finger, than McCarthy and all his minions put together !!?

    1. @Laura Gomez His normal job is an undercover or plain clothes drug officer.

      _Fanone has been with the DC Police Department for nearly two decades. He was inspired to serve in law enforcement after the attacks of September 11, 2001, in which terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in DC. _*_Fanone normally works in plainclothes as a narcotics officer,_*_ but geared up and headed to the Capitol with hundreds of other officers as the siege broke out._

    2. @tell ya what His neck tattoo has definitely given me the creeps, but I’m not so sure I’m ready to say he’s a neo-nazi.

  2. Thanks Donny. Now, Michael Fanone got a heart attack, a traumatic brain injury and PTSD. Trump has the Gaul to call thd insurrection “a love fest.”

  3. He is right! Frankly I’m surprised that the Capitol Police haven’t staged a walk out in protest after being so DISRESPECTED by the very same people whose lives they swore an oath to protected

    1. They should refuse to protect Republicans next time. They should have let Pence meet this friendly tourist group. They had a gift that was hand-made just for him!

    2. They can’t. It’s against the law for any member of a law enforcement agency, whether local or federal to boycott or protest in DC.

    3. @Corey Shaw The Law doesn’t appear to apply ANYMORE in the USA except for when it comes to serving a few!

    4. Totally agree. They should stage a walkout and protest what has happen to them. Like to see other officers in other states stand with them…

    1. @D Williams Congrats on having a YouTube account that is 24 hours old! This tells us all we need to know about you, Comrade.

      Trump lost. Get over it. Womp womp.

    2. Too many Americans, especially Republicans are always OH, beware of the “Foreign Terrorists”. Oklahoma, was domestic terrorism, Capitol riot was domestic terrorism. Such BS. America always used to be, Rah, Rah, America. Lately, it’s Blah, Blah, Blah Amuricah. You’ve lost the world’s respect.

    1. @anime dumpster fire or we could just remove warning labels from things, and let their stupidity weed them out.

    2. Some of the same people, refuse to get vaccinated, because of their leader and his Congressional minions. So, yeah. Some of them will die. The problem is, they are meanwhile spreading the viruses, and keeping them alive. By viruses, I mean both COVID and Drumpf authoritarianism.

    1. @Laura Gomez Your brain is about the size of my big toe looking at your bird head. I’ve been alive long enough to remember when democrats were seminormal people. To say that a modern day Democrat makes sense; good Lord!

    2. @Tony D wow what an intelligent response. I am absolutely amazed by your grasp of the current situation based on your vast experience.

    1. Makes ’em uncomfortable and irritated. They see this, they’ll huff and puff and say WHATABOUT

    2. ​@Randy Hines I guess all the tactics are obvious and pedestrian, not just yours.. A coward is one who knows the truth and hides it from themselves.

    3. @Pawnmack tattoos dam hurt and take a life of dedication. Unlike your comment which is obviously just for attention and screaming looks at me. Lmao your a joke.

    4. @Raydensheraj I know undercover narcs and NONE wear Nazi spiderweb tatts.. and militia beards.. lets not act naieve.. Fanone is an ex skinhead and voted klan in 2016…. now having buyers remorse..

  4. Hearing his story makes me so angry. These thugs are angry, hateful cowards, who don’t even have a righteous reason for what they did.

    1. @Zach Hogan dam dude can you not see the blatant hypocrisy you are spewing. So capitol police are good and Portland police are Nazis?!?! Wow just wow, think like yours is why our country is falling apart. Wake up sheep!

    2. @madmanszalinski no one said it wasn’t wrong, he just asking how you demtards can be so hypocritical. It’s fascinating that you can’t see it!

    3. @Zach Hogan because you’re ignorant and uneducated you don’t realize that the FEDERAL officers(not Portland PD) that were protecting the FEDERAL Courthouse in Portland are from the same FEDERAL agencies that protect the FEDERAL facilities at the Capital. In fact there’s a good chance that some of the Federal officers that were sent to reinforce the security at the Portland Courthouse were also in DC on 1/6. So smart guy those “Nazis” as you called them, that were protecting the Federal Courthouse in Portland are the same “Nazis”(your own words) in DC. Way to show the world what an uninformed hypocrite you are

    4. @madmanszalinski tell me what I’m wrong about and exactly how I’m
      a coward. I’ve simply stated facts and have drawn comparisons between riots at two Federal facilities and the officers involved.

    5. @BigBad Daddy Noones afraid of the fat orange thing! He’s just a sick old man that nobody likes

    1. Voted for trump and almost murderd by trunp supporters ?id say he got what he deseeved vote better next time moron .

    2. funny thing is they want claim “what you have to hide” when conducting an audit, and in the next act refuse to conduct an investigation into what happened on jan 6. how are they blind to this hypocrisy?

  5. The idea that the president of these United States condoned the insurrection. A real live traitor and nothing was done.

    1. Trump refused to dignity the $600 stimulus checks for two weeks, he signed it Thursday before jan 6. Most of those people used that money for transportation to that event, he planned it

    1. Without officers like Mike, a bunch of people would have gotten lynched. That’s what the mob was aiming to do.

  6. This man speaks the truth. He is a patriot. He never wants this to happen again. Investigate and reveal the truth!!!

    1. @thomas benau Trump lied about 9-11 too!!! He wasn’t anywhere close to those towers until they were rebuilt!!!

    2. @Prometheus yes you are right!!! It was not Pelosi’s job to call in the NG!!! It was Trumps!!! It’s just another one of his lies! Thank you.

    3. @thomas benau BLM were 99.8 % peaceful until Trump started sending proud boys and boogaloo boys out to Portland, and Seattle because the BLM were NOT doing anything that Trump was CLAIMING that they were doing!!! NO BUILDINGS WERE BURNED DOWN TO THE GROUND!!! ANOTHER LIE and all the building’s that were looted. ANOTHER TRUMP LIE!!! THERE WAS ALSO A KENOSHA, WISCONSIN WHERE KYLE RITTENHOUSE KILLED TWO PEOPLE AND INJURED ANOTHER ONE WITH A GUN HE WAS NOT OLD ENOUGH TO OWN ONE IN WISCONSIN. HIS MOTHER DROVE HIM ACROSS STATELINES TO GET THERE AND A ANOTHER MAN BOUGHT THE GUN IN RITTENHOUSES NAME!!! TRUMP WATCHED THE NEWS FEED ABOUT THAT AND CLAIMED IT WAS SELF DEFENSE BECAUSE RITTENHOUSE WAS ONE OF THE PEOPLE TRUMP SENT THERE!!! BUT RITTENHOUSE SHOT HIS FIRST GUY IN A PARKING LOT AND HE STARTED RUNNING, AND FELL, THE FRIENDS OF THE FRIEND WHO WAS SHOT SO THEY COULD TELL THE POLICE ,WHO SHOT THE FRIEND. BUT AS SOON AS RITTENHOUSE FELL HE, TURNED AND SHOT THE SECOND GUY AND INJURED THE OTHER GUY. THERE WAS NOT SELF DEFENSE AT ALL!!! THAT IS ONE REASON RITTENHOUSE GOT OUT ON BAIL!!! RICKY SCHROEDER HELPED RITTENHOUSE RAISE THE BAIL BECAUSE HE THOUGHT THE MEDIA WAS BEING TOO ROUGH ON HIM! BUT SCHROEDER HAS CAUGHT A LOT OF FLACK FOR DOING IT BECAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE WATCHED WHAT HAPPENED ON THE NEWS TOO LIKE TRUMP! NOW WE KNOW WHY TRUMP COULD SHOOT SOMEONE ON THE STREET IN NEW YORK AND GET BY WITH IT! THAT COULD HAVE BEEN ANYONE’S YOUNG SON’S IN KENOSHA! MIDDLE AMERICA AND CHANGE SO MANY PEOPLE’S LIVES WITH ONE QUICK SHOT! THEY WERE NOT THERE LIKE ASHLI BABBITT!!! SHE WAS THERE TO STOP THE TRUE WINNER OF OUR ELECTION BECAUSE TRUMP STILL WILL NOT ACCEPT!!! EVERY BIT OF THOSE THINGS WAS BECAUSE TRUMP DIDN’T GET WHAT HE EITHER LIED ABOUT OR DIDN’T GET WHAT HE LIED ABOUT!!! AND NOW IT’S OVER SIX MONTHS AND HE STILL WONT ACCEPT THE RESULTS AFTER RECOUNTS OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN AND AGAIN!!! HE HAS NEVER ACTED LIKE A DIGNIFIED PRESIDENT EVER!

    4. @XXII Elhazaroth Pagangrinder LXXXVIII you are full of just like Trump!!! Don’t you think as many lies as he tells that he still needs help?! All you are doing is making Trumps smell so much worse!!! We are helping with with a whole lot of TRUTH!!!

    5. @thomas benau BLM didn’t have anything to do with the INSURRECTION EITHER!!! YOU’RE WHAT ABOUTS DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE INSURRECTION!!!

  7. This policeman is a very brave man. He talks to power, but they don’t like it. Because it mean votes.

  8. Fanone should not think himself as just a simple police officer. He has far more integrity than half of the senate.

    1. Yes, he does have more integrity than those who have attacked him for just doing his job. Those people have no souls.

    2. More integrity then the whole Senate does. He’s a republican and a better man then trump, he’s 35 then grab him to run for the republican party.

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