Donations From Democrats to Hoeven Ax Attacker Look Worse Now That He’s Pleading Guilty

Video given to the Fargo Police Department shows an ax-wielding man smashing the windows of Sen. John Hoeven's Fargo office. The damage was discovered Monday morning, Dec. 21. Photo courtesy of Fargo Police Department

MINOT, N.D. — In early January, just days before an angry mob of disgraced former President Donald Trump’s supporters would execute a violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, I reported in this column that some prominent North Dakota Democrats had donated to a GoFundMe page set up for a man who had attacked Sen. John Hoeven’s Fargo office with an ax.

Among them were Democratic-NPL chairwoman Kylie OversenEllie Shockley from the Democratic-NPL’s executive committee, and Ellen Chaffee, a former Lt. Governor candidate and current activist with the (erroneously named) left-wing group North Dakota Voters First.

That man, one Thomas Alexander Starks, age 30, has since signed a plea agreement and is set to admit his guilt for the violent attack.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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