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Minnesota man planned to go ‘Rambo on the IRS’ and start a ‘second American revolution’

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A Minnesota man on trial for possessing pipe bombs and attempting to start a revolution kept a copy of the “Anarchist Cookbook” and was writing his own manual for would-be armed rebels.

The Star Tribune reported Wednesday that before his trial began on Monday, prosecutors introduced evidence to support their claim that 41-year-old Eric James Reinbold was planning an armed rebellion. He was arrested last fall after family members found pipe bombs and a receipt with his name on it.

Though a judge ruled that “only sections of Reinbold’s notebook ‘directly related’ to making, possessing or using bombs can be used as evidence,” the prosecution included his writings that claimed he wanted “start the 2nd American Revolution” and go “Rambo on the IRS.”

The Minnesotan’s digital footprint, the report noted, suggests he was in communication with white supremacists. Using the username “DoubleChinRooster,” Reinbold allegedly posted on the well-known neo-Nazi Stormfront forum in discussions about feminism and immigration, and was also active on survivalist forums where he reportedly shared anti-government views.

“How does one secede?” DoubleChinRooster wrote. “I would guess the 1st step is to expel the state patrols and then stick your finger up at the federal IRS.”

Reinbold turned himself in in 2015 after a long standoff with police following accusations from a mail carrier who claimed the man rammed his vehicle while his wife and children were inside. He “received a stayed adjudication, but was later charged with tampering with a witness for allegedly threatening the mail carrier who called 911,” the Star-Tribune noted.

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Red Lake County Sheriff Mitch Bernstein — the person who took the call on the pipe bombs — said people in the town where Reinbold lived have not been surprised at his anti-authoritarian views.

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‘We have been under siege’: Trump falsely claims he has been ‘violently’ attacked by his critics

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President Donald Trump claimed to be the victim of "violence" during his official campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida.

"Many times I said we would drain the swamp and that’s exactly what we are doing right now. We are draining the swamp," Trump claimed, despite having the most scandal-plagued administration in American history.

"And that is why the swamp is fighting back so viciously and violently," Trump argued.

"For the last two and a half years we have been under siege and with the Mueller report we want and now they want a do-over. They want a do-over," he repeated.

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders lied ‘proudly and with impunity’ because she was raised to be ‘impervious to reason’: WH reporter

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Outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was blasted by a White House correspondent for her brazen lying from the White House podium.

"Sarah Sanders is a true believer. Conditioned by an upbringing rooted in Christian rhetoric that's impervious to reason, she views the world through a lens in which everything exists in absolutes," Playboy magazine White House correspondent Brian Karem wrote.

Her father, Mike Huckabee, is an Evangelical pastor who served as the Republican governor of Arkansas prior to unsuccessful presidential bids.

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Nancy Pelosi says White House attempt to block Hope Hicks testimony is ‘obstruction of justice’

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President Donald Trump's White House is committing obstruction of justice by claiming Hope Hicks has "immunity" from testifying before Congress about her time in the administration and even transition.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was asked about the administration's contention by CNN congressional reporter Manu Raju.

Pelosi replied that it was, "obstruction of justice."

The answer could be important as Congressional precedence says that obstruction of justice is a high crime or misdemeanor worthy of impeachment.

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