The social network Facebook announced on Thursday the closure of the group “Stop the robbery”, made up of supporters of President Donald Trump and which casts doubt on the electoral scrutiny, considering that it could be calling for violence.
The group, created the night of the election itself, was gaining adherents at a very high rate at a time when the United States He lives in the uncertainty of not knowing who will be his next president, given the tightness of the vote count between Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
“Stop the robbery” follows the thesis of the president and Republican candidate for reelection, that the vote is being manipulated against him – despite the lack of evidence of this – and calls for “boots on the ground to protect the integrity of the vote” , something that is happening in places like Arizona and Michigan, where supporters of Trump they have gone to the counting centers.
“In line with the exceptional measures we are taking during this period of high tension, we have eliminated the group” Stop the Steal “, which was creating events in the real world. The group was organizing on delegitimization electoral process, and we saw worrying calls for the violence by some of its members, “they indicated from Facebook in a statement.