Flashback: Steve Bannon plotted Jan. 6-style riot for RNC if Trump was denied GOP nomination

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By Travis Gettys Steve Bannon planned an uprising for the 2016 Republican National Convention that foreshadowed the Jan. 6 insurrection. According to Joshua Green’s 2017 Devil’s Bargain, Bannon plotted an all-out war in Cleveland if then-House speaker Paul Ryan tried to prevent Trump from gaining the GOP nomination at a brokered convention, in an action that closely resembled what actually did transpire four and a half years later at the U.S. Capitol during the congressional certification of Joe Biden’s election win. “Bannon was prepared to sic the alt-right on Paul Ryan if he tried to steal t…

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