August 14, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

OKLAHOMA CITY, [OK]--An Oklahoma man was arrested Saturday after allegedly attempting to detonate a car bomb in downtown Oklahoma City because “he was upset with the government,” a statement from the Department of Justice said. The suspect, Jerry Varnell, 23, of Sayre, Okla., initially planned on blowing up the Federal Reserve Building in Washington D.C., using a device that mirrored the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, the report from the Western District of Oklahoma’s U.S. Attorney’s Office said. In 1995, a car bomb killed 168 people in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. Instead of heading to Washington, Varnell decided to target BancFirst, Oklahoma’s la