Just hours after he spoke to Trump supporters and called for “trial by combat” to guarantee President Donald Trump a second term in office despite the result of the 2020 election, Rudy Giuliani went on Twitter and tried to blame the destruction and violence perpetuated by Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol on Antifa.

As a 6:00 PM curfew went into effect in Washington, D.C., the former New York City mayor and current attorney to the president tweeted out:

The “Antifa” talking point is now being used across right-wing media, with Fox News host Tucker Carlson telling viewers Wednesday evening that Trump supporters weren’t to blame:

“The right’s favored media — conservative TV, websites and social networks — offered an alternate reality in which everyone but pro-Trump rioters were to blame for the mayhem at the Capitol.

“Carlson ended the monologue at the top of his Fox News show by saying: ‘We got to this sad, chaotic day for a reason. It is not your fault. It is their fault.'”

Meanwhile, Giuliani was shredded on social media for trying to pass the buck:

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