Rising Republican 2024 candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has warned that America is “on the cusp of chaos” and heading for “a 1776 moment.”
Ramaswamy made the comment during a wide-ranging interview with independent news anchor Tucker Carlson.
During the interview, Ramaswamy responds to critics of his views that elements of the 9/11 attacks have been hidden from the public.
He argues that the government, the 9/11 Commission, and the FBI lied about certain events surrounding the attacks.
“It’s not okay for the government to lie to us,” he told Carlson.
“In a democracy, it’s poison and it corrodes the system that we revere: democracy.”
However, the main focus of Ramaswamy’s points was the public’s dwindling trust in the government.
He asserted that the American people need hard truths and historical shifts in power dynamics.
“We’re going to have a reckoning,” he said.
“I think that reckoning is likely going to be 2024.”
Our “establishments” refuse to give us the truth, Ramaswamy says.
“We can handle the truth,” he argues.
He extends the analogy to a new American Revolution.
“We, the people live in a moment where the government believes that citizens of this nation cannot be trusted with the truth,” he