American security agencies have arrested a Coast Guard lieutenant who is accused of stockpiling guns and ammunition for a planned mass killing.
Christopher Paul Hasson, a self-proclaimed white supremacist from Silver Spring, Maryland had out together a hit list of prominent politicians and renowned journalists, according to US media.
According to court documents, the 49-year-old who was taken into custody last Friday, espoused extremist and white supremacist views and followed the manifesto of Anders Breivik, a Norwegian far-right terrorist who killed 77 people in two separate attacks in his country in 2011.
During an inspection of the suspect’s house, authorities found returned a stash of 15 guns and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition.
Media reports stated that Hasson planned to take out key Democratic politicians such as Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senators Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker, Richard Blumenthal and Kamala…