Newly released court records chronicle a set of social networking articles Miller supposedly made on Jan. 6 and also in the days after the riot, such as dangers to the Democratic lawmaker, a routine target of conservatives, and also a U.S. Capitol Police officer.
At a Facebook talk on Jan. 10 concerning the Capitol Police officer who fatally shot at a rioter, Miller allegedly stated,"We going to have a grasp of [the USCP officer] and hug his throat with a wonderful rope[.]"
On Jan. 11, Miller supposedly posted to Facebook that a selfie of himself within the Capitol Rotunda. When somebody commented on the article,"bro you have in?! Nice! ," Miller responded,"simply needed to incriminate myself a tiny lol," according to the affidavit.
A couple of days following the siege on the Capitol, Miller"confessed on Instagram he'needed a rope [his] tote on such day,'" according to the affidavit.
Miller's Twitter accounts was suspended and his FB page was deleted. The FBI affidavit comprised screengrabs of social networking articles they credited to Miller and stills of surveillance footage which supposedly put him at the Capitol building on Jan. 6.
In a statement to ABC News, Miller's lawyer said that his client"regrets the actions he required in a misguided effort to demonstrate his support to former President Trump."
"His social networking remarks reflect quite ill-considered political hyperbole in quite divided times and may not be replicated later on," lawyer Clint Broden stated in the announcement.
In reaction to news of Miller's arrest, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted,"On one hand you need to laugh, and about the other understand that why they had been that brazen is because they believed they were going to be successful."
Ocasio-Cortez talked of this threat to agents in an Instagram livestream Jan. 12, saying she"had an extremely close experience where I believed I was going to perish."
"Maybe my coworkers weren't completely present for the occasions on Wednesday, however half we arrived near to half of the home almost perishing on Wednesday," Ocasio-Cortez stated in a interview on"This Week with George Stephanopoulos" on Jan. 10.