Miller reportedly posted a selfie of himself in the Capitol, to which a Facebook user said “bro you walked in ?! Nice !,” according to charging documents.
“I just wanted to incriminate myself a little lol,” Miller replied.
“Well, you did it!” Ocasio-Cortez applauded Miller sure Twitter.
“On the one hand you have to laugh, and on the other hand know that the reason they were so cheeky was because they thought they were going to be successful,” she said. in a suite Tweeter.
Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive and one of the most prominent lawmakers in Congress, at said that death threats are “a normal part of [her] existence. ”Before the House vote to impeach then President Donald Trump, the New York MP said that GOP lawmakers fearing to vote to impeach Trump after the riots have the privilege of not facing threats more often.
“I understand, but some of us have just spent the last 2 years taking positions that have led to repeated attempts against our lives – to demand guaranteed health care, justice for immigrants, etc.” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a tweet. “Sorry if this lacks empathy, but it’s a privilege if it’s their first time.” They can take a vote. “
Trump has been indicted for inciting an insurgency and faces a Senate trial scheduled for the week of February 8. At a rally before the riots, Trump spoke to supporters.
“You will never take back our country with weakness. You have to be strong, and you have to be strong, ”Trump said at the time.
Trump defended his words as “very appropriate.” Only 27% of those polled in a recent POLITICO / Morning Consult poll said Trump acted “appropriately” and that the Senate should not remove him from office.
Miller’s arrest comes as federal officials fear hundreds of cases of indicted rioters could clog the justice system, potentially leaving them weighed in not to charge some rioters on Capitol Hill to ease the burden, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
The FBI received advice from law enforcement regarding Miller posting a video of inside the Capitol on Twitter. On January 2, he said on Facebook that he was going to cross country “for that asset”, according to impeachment documents.
“Civil war could begin. . . I don’t know what to do in Washington, ”he said in a Facebook post on Jan. 2.
He posted a photo of himself on Facebook wearing a Make America Great Again hat on Jan.11 from inside the Capitol, according to the documents filed. In a Jan. 6 tweet, Miller said “the next time we bring the guns.”
On social media, Miller also referred to a woman who was shot dead by Capitol Hill police on Jan.6, saying on Jan.10 that “we’re going to grab” the officer and “tie his neck with a nice rope,” according to the deposits.
“On January 6, he also tweeted that” we have acted with honor and we [sic] not armed. We were [sic] gentle with the police ”in a response to Ocasio-Cortez.
He also said on Instagram that he had a rope in his bag on the day of the Capitol riots.
“We stormed the capital [sic] as peacefully as possible without weapons … The Congress Building, ”Miller wrote on his Instagram, according to the documents.