Call To Arms To Confront Florida Capitol Protesters Cited In Arrest Of Tallahassee Man
As Florida law-enforcement officials gear up for potential violent protests over the weekend, federal prosecutors on Friday said they have “averted a crisis” by arresting a man who issued a call to arms to violently confront protesters at Florida’s Capitol.
The FBI has warned state and local officials about unrest between now and Inauguration Day, a potential spillover from last week’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters.
Although authorities have said they are not aware of any imminent threat toward the state capitol in Tallahassee, the arrest on Friday serves as a reminder of the potential violence that could unfold as political tensions run high nationwide.
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