Coast Guard Member Arrested for Planned Domestic Terror Attack | NowThis

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Published on 22 Feb 2019, 14:59
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson and self-described white nationalist is being deemed a domestic terrorist after authorities discovered a planned attack against lawmakers and journalists.
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In US news and breaking news, A member of the Coast Guard has been arrested and deemed a domestic terrorist after authorities discovered a planned attack against lawmakers & journalists. Authorities arrested 49-year-old Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson, a self-described white nationalist who federal authorities say plotted ‘to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country.’ Federal agents said they found 15 guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in the former marine’s home. Investigators say he was also stockpiling steroids and human growth hormones Hasson was arrested on Feb 15 on gun and drug charges. The arrest was part of an investigation by the Coast Guard Prosecutors said Hasson had a long list of targets including Democratic politicians like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Cory Booker as well as journalists, professors, judges, and ‘leftists in general.’ Hasson, who is assigned to the Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, will appear in court on Feb 21 for a hearing.

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