- Annual Memorial Day ‘Rolling Thunder’ motorcycle demonstration had its final planned mass-mobilization for military veterans this week in D.C.
- But the group’s co-founder says a flood of bikers will descend on Washington again in protest of Donald Trump is impeached
- Artie Mueller called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a n ‘arrogant little b***h’ for investigating the president instead of pursuing pro-military issues
- The 74-year-old Vietnam veteran wants more movement sorting out the final status of prisoners of war reported as ‘missing’ during armed conflicts
- Muller says Pelosi should be tossed out of Congress for pestering Trump with ‘bulls**t’ and her family should be investigated
The co-founder of an annual military advocacy event that draws hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists to Washington says bikers will descend on Washington in protest if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – who he calls an ‘arrogant little b***h’ – moves to impeach Donald Trump.
The ‘Rolling Thunder’ ride draws more than 500,000 riders, largely military veterans, each Memorial Day, but next year Americans will see multiple local events instead of one giant demonstration that snarls traffic and would bring the nation’s capital to a standstill if it weren’t held on a holiday.
Artie Mueller, who helped organize the first ride in 1987, thinks the threat of returning en masse as a response to a presidential impeachment, along with other ‘patriotic Americans’ who don’t ride motorcycles, could change some minds in D.C.
He said during a speech Monday on the National Mall that Pelosi should lose her seat in Congress for presiding over a series of investigations that threaten to make the second half of Trump’s first term an endless series of headaches.
‘I would like to see Nancy Pelosi and her hypocrites work on the POW issue instead of bulls***ting [and] aggravating the President of the United States, who’s doing a fantastic job,’ he said.
Rolling Thunder’s principal mission is to draw attention to claims that foreign governments have covered up the final fates of Americans who were prisoners of war or declared missing in action.
‘When the hell are they going to wake up?’ Muller told a crowd on Monday in the shadow of the Lincoln Memorial. ‘It’s not their children, their mothers, their fathers that are left behind in the POW camps.’
Now 74 years old, he served as a U.S. Army sergeant in the Vietnam War where he led a search-and-destroy team that occasionally burned down entire villages in the hope it would save American military lives, according to a 2003 New York Times profile. He is now Rolling Thunder’s executive director.
The Washington Examiner interviewed chapter leaders within the organization who said their members would participate in a mass mobilization to support Trump if one materialized. The newspaper reported that the past weekend’s attendance was estimated at over 1 million.
Muller also defended Trump on Monday against Democrats’ complaints that he angrily stormed out of last week’s meeting with Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer because of the investigation drumbeat.
‘He walks out of a meeting with Nancy Pelosi not because he’s had a hissy fit like she said,’ Muller insisted. ‘[It’s] because he’s tired of putting up with her bulls**t.’
‘We should look at her and her family background,’ he said, suggesting Washington’s framework of lengthy investigations should be turned on its head.
‘I have to look at it myself because somebody told me her family background. They’re all a bunch of damn thieves,’ he urged.
‘Let’s investigate Nancy Pelosi and throw her the hell out of Congress.’