Republicans Craft Resolution Condemning Antifa As A 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'

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Posted: Jul 19, 2019 1:55 PM
Republicans Craft Resolution Condemning Antifa As A 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'

Source: Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP

What would you call a group that regularly calls for the destruction of America, encourages violence against its political enemies, and actually attacks media and government agencies, including beating a gay Asian journalist nearly unconscious and firebombing an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility? Most Americans would say such a group is terrorist by definition. Well, that group exists and it is known as Antifa. Senators Ted Cruz of Texas and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana introduced an official resolution on Thursday to condemn Antifa as a "domestic terrorist organization." 

"Antifa are terrorists, violent masked bullies who ‘fight fascism’ with actual fascism, protected by Liberal privilege,"  Cassidy said in a press release according to the Daily Caller

"Like any terrorist organization they choose to pursue their political ends through violence, fear and intimidation," Cruz said. "They must be stopped. I am proud to introduce this resolution with Senator Cassidy to properly identify what Antifa are: domestic terrorists." 

The resolution comes after Andy Ngo was violently beaten in Portland, Oregon by Antifa for his reporting on the far-left group. 

Perhaps Sens. Cassidy and Cruz read Matt's article on Monday highlighting the death of an Antifa activist over the weekend who was killed by ICE agents after lighting a car on fire and being armed with guns while attacking an agency facility in Tacoma, Washington. 

Matt asked, "So, when can we call Antifa a full-blown domestic terror organization? Over the weekend, police killed an activist from this progressive mob after he tried to assault an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Tacoma, Washington. Willem Van Spronsen, 69, was armed with a rifle and incendiary devices, though law enforcement is saying they haven’t pinned down a motive, which is shocking, to say the least. This man is a left-wing loon, part of a larger mob of progressive thugs who hate this country and any authority figures that seek to uphold law and order. They’re insane."