U.S. attorneys warn ‘Don’t mess with Texas’ after threats of violence on Inauguration Day

US attorneys across Texas are warning those who want to protest on inauguration day

US attorneys across Texas have issued a warning to those who may want to cause trouble in Texas.

More guardsmen are registering at the U.S. Capitol and states are securing security around the Capitol before rumors spread before the inauguration next week.

US attorneys across Texas have issued a warning to those who may want to cause trouble in Texas.

The message is: Don’t mess with Texas as law enforcement agencies look back on what happened in the country’s capital last Wednesday.

The U.S. Capitol looks more like a military post than the keystone of democracy after last week’s attack that killed five people, including a Capitol policeman.

Eric Jackson was the head of the FBI’s Dallas office before retiring.

“Law enforcement is very resilient,” he said. “And any lessons missed last Wednesday will be proactively corrected.”

As armed guardsmen flock to the country’s capital, federal law enforcement agencies held conference calls with local police chiefs this week over the internet chatter about promised protests and violence leading up to Inauguration Day.

“Executives will look back and imagine the worst that could happen and they will prepare for it,” said Jackson.

States are preparing for what might happen and protecting their capitals, Texas is no different.

US attorneys in the four districts of Texas made a joint statement: “Those who want to commit crimes at the Texas State Capitol instead of demonstrating peacefully can expect law enforcement and prosecution from our office to respond quickly.” “”

Paul Coggins was a US attorney for the Northern District of Texas for eight years.

“If you try Texas, you will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. I think this is an important signal for you to send it out,” he said. “It’s far more dangerous. It’s far more deadly than foreign terrorism, and it will be something this new administration will have to focus on.”

Those who attacked the Capitol and even threatened the legislature, Coggins calls them the ideological children of groups like the Republic of Texas and We The People.

“And now we have a significant number of people, a staggering number of people who are basically not recognizing a free and fair election,” said Coggins. “They just won’t realize if they don’t know who they want in the White House.”

Both Coggins and Jackson believe that law enforcement will be ready for anything that could happen this week and that we won’t see the police under pressure like we saw at the Capitol last week.

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