The husband of Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois tried to alienate what the FBI referred to as a “radical militia”, which was related to the siege of the Capitol last month because he was on the floor of the Capitol that day Saw his pickup truck, big decals to promote groups.
When news of decals about the promotion of the “three remote areas” militias surfaced this week, Miller’s husband, Illinois State Representative Chris Miller told The Daily Beast that he “knows nothing about the situation.” . [the group] Until Fake News” began to ask questions about decals on his vehicles.
Chris Miller said in a statement to ABC News that his son received the label of “a family friend who said it represented patriotism and a negative attitude towards the country.”
Miller insisted that he never joined the organization.
But this is not the first time he has helped to promote the “three centers.” The videos posted online include a video posted on his Facebook page. Last year, when he stood against the Democrats, he stood in front of the “Three Percenters” banner and the QAnon logo.
“We can be grateful [that] Neither “Curved Hillary” or “Creepy Sleeping Joe” will become the president of the United States. “Contain the COVID-19 pandemic. “We can be grateful… We have a great American patriot in the White House determined to make America great again. “
A group based in Illinois that organized a rally used a logo with a “three center points” image. The organization promised its followers before the rally that “some big speakers” would attend.
Chris Miller declared in another video of his speech on the Internet: “We have determined that our domestic enemy is Nancy Pelosi.”
On January 6, on the same day, a violent mob rushed into the Capitol based on false claims, claiming that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from then President Donald Trump, and was reportedly looking outside the Capitol. To his pickup truck, there are three Percenters decals on it. Its rear window.
According to the Daily Beast, the Twitter account @capitolhunters first reported on Thursday the connection between the truck and the Illinois congresswoman, which helped to study the people involved in the January 6 attack.
The day before the riots on January 6, Rep. Miller faced a call for resignation after quoting Hitler at a rally outside the Capitol.
She told supporters at an event on January 5: “Hitler was right about one thing: He said,’He who has youth has a future.’ Since then, she has been apologizing, but said critics were “distorted.” What she said.
A spokesperson for Rep. Miller told ABC News that the congresswoman, along with her colleagues, condemned the violence on January 6. “She and her family were not involved in the violent attack at all.” The spokesperson did not reply to the United States. Broadcasting company news about Miller’s husband.
The Justice Department publicly accused several people involved in the siege of Congress for being connected to the “three centers.”
The FBI agent wrote in a set of fee documents: “As far as the background is concerned, the “three centers”… are a domestic militia who advocates resisting the US federal government’s policies that it believes infringes on individuals, localities, and gun ownership.”
The name of the organization stems from the view that only 3% of the population can successfully replace a corrupt government.
According to a statement provided to ABC News by Chris Miller through a spokesperson, any congressional rioters associated with the three centers simply “copied their names” because the “three centers” “It was a “non-violent anti-government organization” that was “disbanded” since then.
Miller said in a statement that the latest member of the movement “didn’t participate in the January 6 riots.” However, the authorities disputed this statement because the photos showed three Percenter slogans in the riots, and the FBI (according to ABC News statistics) arrested at least five followers of the organization for their role in the attack.
The statement said that despite this, Chris Miller has now removed three Percenters tags from his truck.
Ben Siegel of ABC News contributed to this report.