Jason Van Tatenhove is a former spokesman for the far-right paramilitary group the Oath Keepers. He testified right now (July 12) earlier than the Home committee investigating the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. Van Tatenhove wore a Descendents T-shirt whereas delivering his testimony, main the band to tweet: “We utterly disavow teams just like the Oath Keepers and on no account condone their hateful ideology.”
Many individuals have reacted to Van Tatenhove’s apparel. “Am I hallucinating that this Oath Keeper testifying earlier than congress is sporting a Descendents t-shirt? I simply had hernia surgical procedure so this can be the painkillers,” comic Chris Gethard wrote on Twitter.
Musician and author Damon Krukowski tweeted, “[Representative] Jamie Raskin [of Maryland] promoted a Mission of Burma present on Harvard campus my freshman yr, 1981. It’s doable these are the one two within the room who know the Descendants.”
Pitchfork has reached out to representatives for Descendents for added remark.