The Hunt: FBI taking conspiracy theory about Trump’s return to power seriously

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, rioters storm the Capitol, in Washington. Capitol Police say they have intelligence showing a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the iconic building to try to stop Congress from certifying now-President Joe Biden's victory. The threat appears to be connected to a far-right conspiracy theory, mainly promoted by supporters of QAnon, that Trump will rise again to power on March 4. That was the original presidential inauguration day until 1933, when it was moved to Jan. 20. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Retired FBI Agent Tom O’Connor on the conspiracy theory over Trump’s return to power

Congress held its first hearing this week to try to sort out what happened on Jan. 6. As it was happening, concerns came up that more violence may happen — as soon as next month.

On this week’s episode of “The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,” Tom O’Connor, a retired FBI Agent, now with Fed Squared Consulting, discussed the ramifications of a conspiracy theory that suggests former President Donald Trump will again assume the presidency in August.

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