Ron Johnson suggests, without evidence, FBI had advance knowledge of January 6 riot but did nothing
Before making the statement, which was captured on video taken at the event, Johnson prefaced it by saying, “I don’t say this publicly.”
“So you think that the FBI had fully infiltrated the militias in Michigan and they didn’t know squat about what’s was happening on January 6 and what’s was happening with these groups,” Johnson told the crowd of constituents gathered around him toward the end of the event.
There is no evidence to support Johnson’s conspiracy claim.
CNN reached out to the Milwaukee County Republican Party and the Wisconsin GOP for comment but did not immediately receive a response.
A spokesperson for Johnson’s office said that his comments were not an insinuation but instead him just raising questions. They did not…