FBI Refuses to Say How Many Informants Were Involved in Jan. 6 Violence; FBI’s Stunning Answers When Grilled by Ted Cruz Asking if Any Feds Were Part of Capitol Riot (VIDEO)

By The Federalist. The FBI refused to answer questions about the agency’s possible provocative involvement with the Jan. 6 Capitol riots during a Tuesday hearing on Capitol Hill.

“How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of Jan. 6?” Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz asked the Executive Assistant Director for the FBI’s National Security Branch Jill Sanborn.

“I can’t go into the specifics of sources and methods,” Sanborn said.

“Did any FBI agents or confidential informants actively participate in the events of Jan. 6, yes or no?” Cruz pressed.

“I can’t answer that,” Sanborn said, despite The New York Times revealing in September the presence of federal agents within the crowd that stormed the Capitol. Earlier this month, Newsweek revealed in a blockbuster story the presence of secret commandos with “shoot-to-kill” authority. (Read more from “FBI Refuses to Say How Many Informants Were Involved in Jan. 6 Violence” HERE)

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FBI’s Stunning Answers When Grilled by Ted Cruz Asking if Any Feds Were Part of Capitol Riot

By Townhall. Jill Sanborn, the FBI’s executive assistant director of the National Security Branch, was unable to provide answers during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about the potential involvement of federal informants during the 2021 Capitol riot.

In the hearing, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Sanborn on Tuesday, “How many FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of January 6th?”

“Sir, I’m sure you can appreciate that I can’t go into the specifics of sources and methods…,” Sanborn began to answer.

“Did any FBI agents or confidential informants actively participated in the events of January 6th? Yes or no?” Cruz interjected.

“Sir, I can’t — I can’t answer that,” Sanborn replied. (Read more from “FBI’s Stunning Answers When Grilled by Ted Cruz Asking if Any Feds Were Part of Capitol Riot” HERE)

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