SFGate, “White House deletes bogus brick video accusing Antifa of planning for riots”

Mike Moffitt, June 4, 2020

President Donald Trump, eager to deflect the nation’s anger over George Floyd’s death away from his administration, has repeatedly threatened to designate “Antifa” as a terrorist organization.

On Wednesday, the White House released a compilation of video clips posted on social media showing piles of bricks that supposedly had been planted at various locations by Antifa activists to foment violence at protests.

“Antifa and professional anarchists are invading our communities, staging bricks and weapons to instigate violence,” the White House caption for the video claimed. “These are acts of domestic terror.”

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