Proud Boys Can't Downplay Video Proof
The Proud Boys have tried to downplay their role in the Capitol riot. A WSJ video investigation shows that the far-right group was at the forefront of many of the day’s key moments.
Trump in Debates "Proud Boys Stand Back and Stand By"
Proud Boys Organize
Proud Boys Among First to Charge the Gates
Among the First to Push Through
Gieswein Sprays Police with Unknown Substance
Proud Boys Dominic 'Spazzo' Pezzola Breaks Window
First Rioters to Enter Building
Mobs Enter Capitol Complex
Canada Calls Proud Boys 'a Terrorist Entity'
The motion is purely symbolic, but the government has said authorities are monitoring the group and collecting evidence that could support the move.
In Canada, they first made headlines in 2017 when five navy members of the Proud Boys were disciplined for disrupting an indigenous ceremony in Halifax.
Canada lists dozens of banned terrorist organizations including Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, the Taliban and the Islamic State group.
Proud Boys Stand Back and Stand By
Trump refuses to denounce white supremacists then tells the Proud Boys to "stand by".
When Trump called for the January 6 "wild" protest, the Proud Boys took that as a personal message from Trump to act.
It's a fascinating study about mobs and organizers. Please play the debate video and the WSJ expose in the first Tweet at the very top.