Miller allegedly posted a selfie of himself in the Capitol, to which a Facebook user said, according to loading documents, “Brother, you came in ?! Fine!”
“I just wanted to strain myself a little lol,” replied Miller.
“Well you did it!” Ocasio-Cortez clapped back at Miller on Twitter.
“On the one hand you have to laugh and on the other hand you know the reason they were so bold is because they thought they were going to succeed,” she said in a subsequent Tweet.
Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive and one of the best-known lawmakers in Congress, Has said that death threats are “a normal part of [her] Existence. “Before the House vote against then-President Donald Trump, the New York Congresswoman said GOP lawmakers who fear indicting Trump in the aftermath of the riots have the privilege of not being exposed to threats more frequently.
“I understand, but some of us have just spent the last two years in positions that have resulted in repeated attempts in our lives – for demands for guaranteed health care, justice for immigrants, etc.,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote in one Tweet. “Sorry if there is a lack of empathy, but it’s a privilege if this is your first time. You can cast a vote.”
Trump has been charged with incitement to riot and is facing a trial in the Senate slated for the week of February 8th. Trump spoke to supporters at a rally before the riot.
“You will never retake our country with weakness. You have to show strength and you have to be strong,” Trump said at the time.
Trump has defended his comments as “perfectly appropriate”. Only 27 percent of respondents in a recent POLITICO / Morning Consult poll said Trump had acted “appropriately” and that the Senate should not remove him from office.
Miller’s arrest comes because federal officials fear that hundreds of rioter indictments could clog the judicial system. The Washington Post reported Saturday.
The FBI received a tip from law enforcement that Miller posted a video from the Capitol on Twitter. On January 2, he said on Facebook that he would drive cross-country “for this trump card,” according to the documents.
“Civil war could begin. . . I’m not sure what to do in DC, ”he said in a Facebook post on Jan. 2nd.
He posted a photo of himself on Facebook on Jan. 11 wearing a Make America Great Again hat from the Capitol. In a January 6 tweet, Miller said, “Next time we’ll bring the guns.”
On social media, Miller also discussed a woman who was shot dead by Capitol police on Jan. 6, filings.
“On January 6th, he also tweeted that” we acted with honor and we where [sic] not armed. We where [sic] gentle with the police ”in an answer to Ocasio-Cortez.
He also said on Instagram that he had a rope in his pocket on the day of the Capitol Riots.
“We stormed the capital [sic] as peaceful as possible without weapons … The convention building, “wrote Miller according to the documents on his Instagram.