USA Today: “A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist planned a domestic terrorist attack targeting politicians and journalists, federal prosecutors say in court papers.
Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested last week on gun and drug charges, but intended ‘to murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country,’ according to court documents filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Maryland.”
“He wrote a list of targets on Jan. 17 that included prominent Democratic congressional leaders and MSNBC and CNN media personalities. Court documents identified some targets as Democratic Sens. Pelosi, Charles Schumer, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, as well as Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Maxine Waters and Ilhan Omar. Journalists listed included CNN’s Chris Cuomo and MSNBC’s Ari Melber.
That day, Hasson also entered Google searches for ‘best place in dc to see congress people,’ ‘where do most senators live in dc’ and ‘civil war if trump impeached,” court documents said.”