President and his administration are increasingly blaming , a loosely organized anti-fascist group, for violence at protests across the country against police brutality and racism. The president Sunday that antifa will be labeled a terrorist group, and on Monday to use the military and the Justice Department to aggressively crack down on “terrorist” protesters.
The Justice Department, led by Attorney General , is following the president’s lead. Federal prosecutors are gearing up to use available laws, including one a federal judge recently declared unconstitutional, to crack down on violent demonstrations and seem poised to follow an aggressive prosecution model they used against even nonviolent protesters arrested during Trump’s 2017 inauguration.
“The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other