Attack on the Capitol

Background On Jan. 6, 2021, a violent mob supporting then President Trump and his false claims that the 2020 presidential election had been “stolen” from him attacked the U.S. Capitol. Immediately after a rally called the March to Save America, during which Trump implored his supporters to “fight like hell,” the angry crowd marched from the … Read more


Braynard, Matt

About Matt Braynard is the executive director of Look Ahead America (LAA), a right-wing advocacy group with the mission of “standing up for patriotic Americans who have been forgotten by our government.” Prior to his work with LAA, he was part of the data analysis team for Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. However, he was fired … Read more


Look Ahead America

About Look Ahead America (LAA) is a right-wing 501(c)(3) group founded in 2017 to serve “millions of rural and blue-collar patriotic Americans who are disaffected and disenfranchised from the nation’s corridors of power.” Based in Washington, D.C., the nonprofit lists three objectives to accomplish this mission: a voter initiative called “Register, Educate, Enfranchise”; training citizens … Read more