Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes: "This election was stolen and this is a communist/Deep State coup, every bit as corrupt and illegitimate as what is done in third world banana republics.
" QAnon Shaman" Jacob Chansley, offered a "prayer" from the Senate dais: "Thank you for allowing us to get rid of the communists, the globalists, and the traitors within our government."
Richard Barnett (who invaded Speaker Pelosi's office):
- "Y’all gotta pick a fucking side. This civil war, this isn’t ‘oh, somebody broke the law’—the fucking Communists have declared war on us, boys.”
- [to the police} “You need to give up communism is what you need to do. You need to give up communism and protect these people.
William Calhoun: "“we are going to kill every last communist who stands in Trump’s way”
Yvonne St. Cyr " crawled through a broken window into senate office space. She claimed she did this because she was looking for a place to charge her phone. Instead, she recorded an obscenity-laced tirade about `communist America./'
Karl Dresch: "Mike Pence gave our country to the communist hordes, traitor scum like the rest of them, we have your back give the word and we will be back even stronger.”
Sean McHugh [to police]: "“You guys like protecting pedophiles?”; “You’re protecting communists!”
Dillon Homol: "American people are sick and tired of it, we’re tired of it, the communist cops of Washington DC, we’re storming the Capitol building. We’re storming the Capitol, this is our country."
Thomas Webster [to police]: "“You fucking piece of shit. You fucking Commie motherfuckers, man . . . Come on, take your shit off. Take your shit off.”
Lucas Denney: "Tell your boss you’re going to do your part saving the country from communist."
- “[A]ll you shady treasonous demacrats!! All Democrat/communist politicians should be hung for treason.”
- "“Joe Biden Kamala Harris and the whole Democratic Party are nothing but a bunch of worthless communist whose sole purpose is nothing but to do away with the Constitution and take all of our freedoms away."
- [To Capitol Police] “Fuck you! You’re bought out by China, you communist fuck!”