US lawmakers to ask FBI to investigate Parler’s role in the storming of the Capitol

Carolyn Maloney, chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, asked the FBI to investigate Parler’s role as a facilitator in planning and inciting the Capitol attack. Maloney referred to several detailed violent threats on Parler against elected officials, including a user’s promise to return to the Capitol on inauguration day ‘carrying weapons and massing in numbers so large that no army could match them’.