- Nick Fuentes was kicked out of the conservative political action conference in Dallas on Saturday.
- But several other far-right figures were seen at the event, including Oath Keepers and Proud Boys.
- Donald Trump is due to speak at the conference on Sunday.
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Far-right white nationalist Nick Fuentes was kicked out of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas on Saturday.
Although organizers removed Fuentes from the event, a range of far-right figures were seen attending the conference, including members of the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys and supporters of the QAnon conspiracy theory.
CPAC is an annual gathering of top American conservatives, with former President Donald Trump scheduled to speak on Sunday.
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In a video posted to Twitter by Patriot Takes, Nick Fuentes can be seen outside CPAC with a group of his supporters chanting âGroyperâ.
The Groypers are a group of white nationalists and far-right activists, led by Fuentes, whose goal is to integrate far-right politics into mainstream conservatism.
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In the video, Fuentes announced his intention to hold a rival press conference, which he said would be his “most raging speech ever.”
“I’m leaving Twitter. I have nothing to lose. It will be the most racist, sexist, anti-Semitic, most denial of all of Dallas this weekend,” Fuentes said enthusiastically. bravo from its supporters.
On Friday, Fuentes Twitter account has been suspended for “repeated violations”.
The video shows Fuentes and his supporters entering CPAC chanting âAmerica Firstâ and âWhite Boys Summerâ. Fuentes briefly accessed it before being expelled.
Although the 22-year-old agitator was excluded from the event, members of other far-right groups were seen over the weekend, including Stewart Rhodes, militia leader Oath Keepers, and at the least two members of the proud boys.
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The daily beast reported that some CPAC attendees openly bragged about participating in the Capitol uprising.
“I’m here to breathe freedom like I did on the lawn on January 6 when I climbed the media tower as they fired tear gas at my feet,” activist Duane Schwingel said. who disguises himself as a patriotic figure called Uncle Jam, said, according to The Daily Beast.
QAnon merchandise was also seen for sale at the event.
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A 7-point plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president was also distributed to CPAC.
The lineup of speakers included Donald Trump Jr. and other Trump allies.