Trump supporter found with pipe bombs accused of plot to attack Democrats

Trump supporter found with pipe bombs accused of plot to attack Democrats
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The FBI believes California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and the Bay Area headquarters of Twitter and Facebook were targets of a man facing federal explosives charges, according to a criminal complaint.

Driving the news: Prosecutors charged Ian Benjamin Rogers after finding weapons including five pipe bombs, 49 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition following a Jan. 15 search of his Napa County home and auto repair business. His alleged goal was to ensure former President Trump remained in office.

Officers found a “White Privilege Card” during the search. Photo: FBI/Justice Department
  • The suspected far-right extremist told the FBI he built the bombs “for entertainment purposes only,” according to the complaint, filed Tuesday.
  • But agents found text messages sent from the 43-year-old’s phone…



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