Federal prosecutors say a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant arrested last week on drug and gun charges wanted to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country." Christopher Paul Hasson was arrested Feb. 15, and investigators discovered 15 firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition in his Maryland home, court documents say. Prosecutors allege that Hasson was a "domestic terrorist," who held extremist views and read "neo-fascist and neo-Nazi literature" online. On Jan. 17, he searched online for "what if trump illegally impeached," "best place in dc to see congress people," and "civil war if trump impeached." and allegedly compiled a list of "political leaders, media leaders, cultural leaders, and industry leaders" he wanted to target, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and several MSNBC and CNN journalists.
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