Coast Guard officer charged in alleged terror plot

Authorities said the suspect was planning a cold-blooded killing spree. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
2:06 | 02/21/19

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Transcript for Coast Guard officer charged in alleged terror plot
Now to the other developing story this morning a Coast Guard officer and former marine. Is under arrest accused of plotting a major terrorist attack stockpiling weapons and compiling. A hit list of politicians to target. ABC's Monaco's RD has been new. Good morning Tenet this is truly a disturbing story. A search of this man's house turned up fifteen firearms. And over a thousand rounds of ammunitions officials say that he planned on murdering innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country. Court documents reveal the chilling details of an alleged domestic terror plot. By US Coast Guard lieutenant authorities say this man Christopher Paul half cent of Maryland was planning go cold blooded killing spree. His arsenal pictured here including a stockpile of weapons hand guns and sniper rifles along with ammunition. The white Nationalists allegedly writing he is quote dreaming of a way to kill almost every last person on earth. Joseph Clark an assistant professor of political science at house in university believes. This is part of a larger effort by law enforcement to crack down on domestic terrorism. Political violence inside the United States. By Americans against Americans is pro with a larger threat that we face is the more likely threat. And it maybe the more serious threat he had very grand plans. According to the F. BI Hass and created an excel sheet of possible targets including notable politicians like speaker Nancy Pelosi. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and senator call more Harris. Also on the hitless MSNBC's. Joseph Scarborough and several other journalists. Harrison's chilling dual searches consisting of questions like most liberal senators and where do most senators live in DC do senators have Secret Service protection and our Supreme Court justices protect. Did and has and will go before a judge today on drug and weapons charges the FBI calling the charges inane Tenet the proverbial tip of the iceberg. Just disturbing.

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