House Jan. 6 Capitol riot probe panel subpoenas Trump spokesman, and Alex Jones, Roger Stone

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  • The House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riots issued subpoenas to former President Donald Trump’s spokesman, Republican political operative Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as well as two others allegedly linked to that day’s incident.
  • The panel also issued subpoenas for documents and testimony from Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lawrence.

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The House Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riots issued summons to former President Donald Trump’s spokesman, Republican political operative Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as well as two others allegedly linked to the events of that day.

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Trump spokesman Taylor Budovich reportedly helped advertise the rally outside the White House, where the then-president spoke just before the riots, in which hundreds of his supporters stormed the Capitol.

Stone was originally slated to speak at that event, and InfoWars host Jones was reportedly involved in organizing the rally, the committee said in a press release Monday evening.

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Among others newly released by the House panel are Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lawrence, a couple who reportedly held multiple rallies after the election, which pushed the false narrative that the 2020 election was rigged against Trump.

The House panel says the five new summons recipients have been asked for testimony and documents they are believed to have had knowledge of plans and funding for rallies in Washington on January 6, which took place before the Capitol stormed Was.

Select Committee Chair Benny Thompson, D-Miss., said: “We believe the witnesses we produced today have relevant information and we will seek answers from them in our efforts to provide answers to the American people about the January 6 violence. I look forward to your full cooperation.” Press release.

Jones was last week held liable in a civil suit for defamation, filed by family members of victims in the Sandy Hook school massacre. Jones claimed that the incident was a “hoax”.

Stone was pardoned by Trump in December for pleading guilty to lying to Congress.

According to the House committee, he reportedly said he was planning to “lead a march to the capital” from the rally for Trump.

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