25 September 2021

Neither feds nor Proud Boys saw ‘Capitol attack’ coming, NYT claims, citing January 6 FBI informant


The New York Times has raised questions after reporting that communications from an FBI informant in the Proud Boys suggest neither the group nor the agency were prepared for the January 6 Capitol protest to turn into a riot.The messages described by the New York Times on Saturday cover months of cooperation between the unidentified informant and the FBI, prior to the dramatic events in Washington, DC, as well as during and after them. The newspaper obtained them on condition they would not be [...]