Anti-GOP Attacks Spike After Impeachment Flop

Unhinged attacks against President Trump and his supporters seem to have spiked since the Democrats’ latest attempt to oust the president was shut down in the Senate. Along mostly party lines, the Senate voted last week to acquit the president on both counts in his impeachment trial, infuriating leftists, and spurring “Reject the Cover-up” protests across the country.

This weekend in Jacksonville, Florida, police arrested 27-year-old Gregory Timm after he plowed his van into a GOP voter registration tent, destroying it, and narrowly missing six Republican volunteers.

In addition to that, a knife-wielding man was arrested outside of the White House on Saturday after he threatened to kill the president, and a viral video last week showed an unhinged individual at Arizona State University screaming violent threats against Republicans.

The Jacksonville attack against Trump supporters happened in the Kernan Village shopping center Saturday afternoon where volunteers with the Duval Republican Party were attempting to register people to vote.

Republican Party of Duval County posted photos online of the destruction, and a pic of the van speeding away.

Luckily, no one was injured.

“I thought he was going to slow down, but he didn’t and he gunned his engine and headed straight,” a volunteer told First Coast News,

As if to confirm that the strike was no accident, Timm allegedly got out of his vehicle, videoed the destruction on his cell phone, and flipped the bird at volunteers before speeding off.

Police are investigating whether he posted the video online. “We’re obviously going to follow that up and we take that very seriously. … Anybody who interrupts a political process in this country needs to be taken very seriously,” Lieutenant Larry Gayle told the Florida Times-Union.

In his first court appearance on Sunday, Timm “walked into the courtroom with a smile on his face,” according to Action News Jax.

He was arrested a few hours later at his home and charged with Aggravated Assault, Criminal Mischief, and Driving While Driver’s License Suspended.

In his first court appearance on Sunday, Timm “walked into the courtroom with a smile on his face,” according to Action News Jax.

Republican Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted: “These unprovoked, senseless attacks on realDonaldTrump’s supporters need to end. I want to echo the DuvalGOP in saying: We will not be silenced by cowards, and these disgusting acts will only make us work harder to win November.”

President Trump retweeted McDaniel’s post, adding: “Law Enforcement has been notified. Be careful tough guys who you play with!”

Timm has lived in Jacksonville for about two years and was reportedly training to be a sound engineer. He recently joined the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

His Facebook page, which hasn’t been updated since 2014, offers no clues as to what could have possessed him to engage in an apparent domestic terror attack. In fact, his FB “likes” suggest that he was at one time an all-American boy who supported the military and was an outdoor sports enthusiast.  A couple of left-of center likes (for Stephen Colbert and perhaps indicated a slight tilt to the left. In light of his recent behavior, it would appear that in the ensuing six years, Timm was radicalized to a more stridently leftist point of view.

The 27-year-old is in the Duval County jail on a more than $500,000 bond and will be back in court on March 3, 2019.

There have been several other anti-MAGA incidents in recent days.

Outside the White House on Saturday, a knife-wielding man was arrested on a charge of making threats to do bodily harm to the president. Roger Hedgpeth, 25, of Brandon Florida, reportedly told a U.S. Secret Service officer that he was there to kill President Trump.

Hedgpeth went up to a Secret Service officer who was patrolling outside the White House and said he was there to “assassinate” President Donald Trump and “I have a knife to do it with,” according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press.

Police found a 3 1/2-inch knife in a sheath on his left hip, and Hedgpeth also had an empty pistol holster on his right hip, authorities said.

Last month, another Florida man was arrested for threatening the president.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office arrested Chauncy Lump, 26, on Jan. 4, after he posted a video on Facebook Live of himself holding a loaded AK-47 and making explicit threats to kill the president.

The complaint alleges that Lump posted the video Jan. 3 — the same day that Trump announced a U.S. military strike that claimed the life of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani — while wearing “white cream on his face, a towel on his head, wrapped like a turban, and what appeared to be a shower curtain over his body.” The music playing in the background sounded like it came “from the Middle East.”

In another recent incident, an unhinged student on campus at Arizona State was recorded “pterodactyl screeching” at young Republicans that President Trump and all of his supporters should have their throats slit.

Arizona State University Police said in a Tweet that they were investigating the threats toward Trump supporters.

These are just the latest in long line of attacks directed toward Trump and his supporters.

Scenes of bloody, antifa-fueled violence marred Trump’s 2016 campaign rallies with appalling regularity throughout 2016, with the media always excusing the violence as the expected result of Trump’s rhetoric.

Since Donald Trump was elected president, Democrats have sought to demonize him and his supporters, accusing them of being everything from Russian stooges to white supremacist Nazis.

The left stoked the anti-Trump furor further with the sham Mueller investigation and impeachment farce, both of which failed to oust the president.

Previous anti-MAGA attacks covered by American Greatness:

Teen Hospitalized After Being Savagely Attacked on Florida School Bus for Wearing Trump Hat

Deranged Anti-Trumpers Attack President’s Supporters as Dems’ Impeachment Inquiry Ramps Up

Minnesota Not-So-Nice: Trump-Supporting Women Called ‘Terrorists’ and Thrown Out of Minneapolis Cafe

Minnesota State Rep Was Among Antifa Mob Harassing Trump Supporters After Rally

Man Assaulted in Portland for Wearing ‘MAGA’ Hat

SEE ALSO Breitbart’s comprehensive list of “media-approved violence and harassment against Trump supporters” from Sept. 2015- Nov. 2018.

About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

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