In last night's debate, Joe Biden repeated the favorite leftist cover that Antifa in only an idea rather than a violent subversive terrorist organization. Biden is either astonishingly uniformed or he holds them as para-military allies
Here is a September 2 quote from CNN and Reuters by Attorney General William Barr about Antifa, in which he said: .
"The Justice Department was monitoring the protest movement antifa, saying that it is at the heart of violence in cities around the country.. .I’ve talked to every police chief in every city where there has been major violence and they all have identified antifa as the ramrod for the violence,” “They are flying around the country. We know people who are flying around the country...We see some of the purchases they are making before the riots of weapons to use in those riots...So, we are following them.”
Barr has more recently stated:
"Antifa’s ultimate goal is world Communism, and their primary immediate goal toward that end is to bring down the Trump presidency"