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Giuliani Blames ‘Antifa’ For Violence On U.S. Capitol He And Trump Incited

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President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani finally got around to condemning the chaotic assault on the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon, blaming “Antifa involvement” for the violence he and the president incited.

Both Trump and Giuliani encouraged the president’s supporters to march on the Capitol as Congress certified Joe Biden’s election win.

Giuliani helped stoke the mob’s anger by calling for “trial by combat” to overturn the election results before Trump commanded the crowd to “go to Congress” to pressure Republicans to block the Electoral College vote.

“The violence at the Capitol was shameful,” Giuliani tweeted. “It was as criminal as the rioting and looting this summer which was not condemned strongly enough by the Left. This violence is condemned in the strongest terms. Our movement values respect for law and order and for the Police.”

He then tried to blame “antifa involvement” for the violence while peddling unfounded claims about voter fraud.

“Our cause is to obtain an honest vote and to end voter fraud before it becomes a permanent tactic of the enabled and media protected Democrat Party,” Giuliani tweeted. “Violence is rejected, condemned and counter productive. Antifa involvement is no excuse. It contradicts our values.”

He was hit with swift and strong backlash: