Ali Alexander, who organized “Stop the Steel” rallies before the January 6 attack on the US capital, claimed that he was being targeted by the House Select Committee investigating the coup because He is a “black patriot”.
Alexander, W.Ho is one of the number of people. The House committee, which issued the subpoena, claimed in a telegramThe FBI Failures, outraged individuals dressed in militant outfits, and police brutality should be blamed for the “prepared riot” ad that took place in Washington DC that day.
Despite repeated attempts by conservative figures and conspiracy theorists to advance the statement, there is no evidence that the riots were planned by the FBI, or by left-wing activists. Donald Trump Proponents and extremists accuse.
“Last year, I held 500 peaceful rallies across the country, asking our government to look into election irregularities, including one on January 5 and two on January 2,” Alexander wrote. “It was not only my legal right, but also my duty as a concerned citizen.
He added, “There is no place for vandalism or violence in our Stop the Theft movement. I have made this clear in numerous speeches.
“This government will paint anyone who disagrees with it as a ‘domestic terrorist’ so that it can militarize our local police stations and pass the Patriot Act. Nancy Pelosi. And Joe Biden The mandate was lost by American voters. “
According to a statement issued on Thursday.In the weeks leading up to the January 6 attack, Alexander stopped short of talking about the possible use of violence to prevent the 2020 election results from reaching Congress and to prevent the Congress from confirming Joe Biden’s victory. Gave “repeated references” during The Steel events.
At a rally organized by the 80% coalition at Freedom Plaza in Washington on January 5. DC, Alexander led the crowd with the slogan “Victory or Death”.
On the day of the Capitol riots, Alexander posted a video of the mob attacking the building: “I don’t condemn it.”
In a deleted video, Alexander also claimed to have conspired with Republican Congressmen Andy Bugs, Moe Brooks and Paul Gosser.o Put maximum pressure on Congress. When he was voting on January 6.
Bugs and Brooks have denied the allegations, and Gosser often does not respond to media inquiries.
Gosser has been widely criticized for his appearance. Links to far-right groups such as the Oath Keepers. In the wake of the January 6 attack, members of his own family demanded his release. Congress Allegedly helping to plan the riots.
Alexander has until October 21 to respond to the panel’s request for documents and will appear on October 29.