By Shane Trejo
The following article, Proud Boys Smeared by NYPD at Congressional Hearing Against Anti-Semitism and Domestic Terrorism, was first published on Big League Politics.
A high-ranking official in the New York City Police Department (NYPD) smeared the Proud Boys while giving testimony before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism on Wednesday by referring to them in the same breathe as murders, terrorists, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists.
NYPD Intelligence & Counterterrorism Deputy Officer John Miller referenced the Proud Boys while addressing anti-Semitic terrorism, despite the fact that the pro-Trump organization is explicitly pro-Jew and has never engaged in any anti-Semitic acts.
“The value of our collaborative efforts to guard against violence imported into New York cannot be undersold,” Miller explained during a Hearing on Combating Anti-Semitism and Domestic Terrorism.
“Most of the Proud Boys are not from New York City, but it presented too attractive a target for them when they decided to engage in violence,” he added before dovetailing immediately into discussion about “white supremacist neo-Nazi” groups in an obvious guilt-by-association tactic.
The “violence” that Miller is referring to stems from a grassroots response to ANTIFA terrorism outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club (MET) in …read more