Some in the GOP Parrot Far-Right Talk of a Coming Civil War
The heightened rhetoric mimics language far-right extremists and white supremacists have used for years.
- Published 16 January 2021
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war. In northwestern Wisconsin, the chairman of the St. Croix County Republican Party was forced to resign Friday after refusing for a week after the siege to remove an online…