Plot to 'assassinate lawmakers who won't overturn election' exposed as state of emergency declared over more chaos

A PLOT to "assassinate lawmakers who won't overturn the election" has been exposed as a state of emergency is declared over more chaos.

Democrats were informed about three potential demonstrations that are planned in the coming days, according to Axios.

Capitol Police reportedly told House blues that they were closely monitoring the incidents, which could be serious threats to members of Congress.

The outlet reported that the first is the "largest armed protest ever to take place on American soil."

Another is in honor of Ashli Babbitt, who was shot by police while trying to climb into the Speaker's Lobby last week.

The final plot would involve protesters creating a border around the Capitol, the White House and the Supreme Court.

Lawmakers were told that supporters were encircling the White House, so that no one could harm Trump and the Supreme Court to close the courts.

However, the plan to enclose the Capitol includes ideas to assassinate Democrats and Republicans who did not support Trump's effort to change the results of the election, the outlet reported.

The Capitol Police have since created a new perimeter with fencing and razor wire, with the National Guard standing by.

One member of Congress told the outlet: "It was pretty overwhelming."

Just hours before, an FBI bulletin, obtained by ABC, apparently confirmed that the law enforcement agency has received reports of an armed group planning to travel to DC on January 16.

The document details that armed protests are being planned in all 50 state Capitols, with protests at the US Capitol reportedly planned from January 17 through January 20.

On Monday night, President Trump approved a state of emergency declaration amid the fears of more violent clashes.

Trump ordered federal agencies to provide assistance to local law enforcement as fears of violence continue to mount after his supporters stormed into the nation's Capitol last week.

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote to Trump on Sunday asking for the emergency declaration.

An emergency declaration allows the government to increase powers in a certain area. It can be declared for a number of reasons, from natural disasters to the current Covid outbreak.

It can also be declared due to civil unrest, making Trump's declaration of emergency concerning as fears are already mounting about how to keep Biden's inauguration safe.

Trump's declaration states that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can provide needed assistance from Monday through January 24.

In the wake of the January 6 attack, which erupted after Trump spoke to his supporters in DC as Congress was certifying the 2020 election, authorities have started beefing up plans to keep Biden's swearing-in secure.

The Secret Service is planning to implement security measures a week before the inauguration, and the DC National Guard plans to have a minimum of 10,000 troops on the ground by the weekend, according to The Hill.

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