Disinfo: If Trump surrenders, an era of neo-liberal fascism will start in the USA

Summary

If the Trump team and its supporters surrender now, the electoral college will meet once again and approve Biden the President of the United States. This will mark the start of the new era – the era of the neo-liberal fascism in the United States.

Disproof

An unfounded claim, describing the democratic process of electing Joe Biden for President as a “fascist coup”.

Pro-Kremlin outlets regularly label opposition as “fascists”. On the other hand, fascists, like Mussolini, Franco and Hitler, are often described with sympathy and understanding.

6 January 2021, during a debate in the Senate, a number of Trump supporters broke through security perimeters and violently entered the Capitol, the seat of the US parliament, the Congress. The aim of the protesters was to impede the process of formally installing Joe Biden as the President of the United States, despite Biden winning the November election. An overview of the incident can be found here.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 226
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 06/01/2021
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Nazi/Fascist

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