Video Shows Left-Wing Activists Plotting To Use Butyric Acid At Trump Event
by Chuck Ross
Video released on Monday by James O’Keefe of Project Veritas purports to show a group of left wing activists plotting to use butyric acid stink bombs to disrupt a pro-Donald Trump inauguration event.
The edited video shows three members of the D.C. Anti-Fascist Coalition discussing releasing stink bombs in the HVAC system of the National Press Club, where a pro-Trump event dubbed Deploraball will be held on Thursday.
The coalition is part of a network of left wing groups that plan to disrupt various Trump inauguration events. A group operating with the hashtag #DisruptJ20 plans to destroy property, carry out blockades and sow other chaos leading up to the inauguration. (RELATED: Inauguration Protesters Plan To Destroy Property, Disrupt Balls)
In the video, which was recorded last month, a coalition member named Scott Green explains what he hoped to achieve by using the butyric acid. The stink bombs would “ruin [event attendees’] outfits or otherwise make it impossible to continue with their plans. Make sure they get nothing accomplished,” he says in the video.
“This stuff is very efficient, it’s very very smelly, lasts a long time and a little bit of it goes a long way,” Green adds.
“If you get it into the HVAC system it will get into the whole building,” Colin Dunn, another coalition member says.
Luke Kuhn, the third member of the group, appeared to approve of the idea.
“If you had a pint of butyric acid, I don’t care how big the building is, it’s closing,” Kuhn says in the video.
Kuhn also says in the video that he hoped to use the action against Deploraball to confront the Washington, D.C. city government and its police.
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