Steve Bannon calls for ‘4,000 shock troops’ to ‘deconstruct’ government ‘brick by brick’

Fresh from a Double Contempt of Congress Punishment In relation to his role in the 6 January 2021 uprising, Steve Bannon Now calling for “4,000 shock troops”. “Brick by brick” of the federal government.

He wants to see people “move on, say[ing], ‘Hey, I want to be one of those 4,000 shock troops,’ Bannon said Monday on his “War Room” podcast. “It is taking and defeating the administrative state and reshaping it,” he added.

The inflammatory comments sparked his infamous call a day before the U.S. Capitol riots, when he told supporters of then-President. Donald Trump On his podcast: “Tomorrow all hell is going to break loose.. We are at the point of attack.

Bannon was responding. Axios reported last week That Trump and his allies are already plotting to replace all federal officials and civil service workers with people whose key qualifications will be slavish devotion to Trump should he retake the White House in 2024. do

Bannon praised Trump’s radical plot to take control of the nation. Former Trump campaign adviser Steve Courtes vowed on the podcast that Trump’s “next” term will be “much more productive” than his last. Both men were clearly aware of the game plan.

Bannon also called. “Shocking troops” to “immediately” Take control of the nation a month before the 2020 election, when it expected Trump to win re-election — or seize the vote. Bannon then told NBC News that “pre-trained teams” “need to be ready to jump into federal agencies.”

Bloomberg opinion columnist Jonathan Bernstein wrote Monday that “Contempt for the rule of law“To accomplish his goal of blowing up the Constitution, Trump’s future world appears to be a critical enabler for activists in office.”

Bannon was. On Friday, he was found guilty of two counts of contempt of Congress. To blow up appearances to provide documents and interview members of the House Select Committee about his activities related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol — including conspiring with Trump to rig the results of the presidential election. .

Bannon vowed that “Go medieval“On his enemies when he was presented with his appearance last year and said he would press charges against him.”Iniquity from hellFor the Biden administration. Instead, he did not even take the stand in his own defense. The jury decided he was guilty after deliberating less. Three hours.

This article was originally published by HuffPost and has been updated.