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Why Alex Jones' 'intimate' text message to Roger Stone matters

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  • The J6 prober has captured all the texts Alex Jones and Roger Stone have sent to each other over the past two years.
  • The text is important given that the two friends played a key role in the “Stop the Steal” rally.
  • The text only surfaced because Jones’ attorney accidentally pressed send email.

Twitter broke news this week that Infowars founder Alex Jones’ latest cell phone texts from two years ago were accidentally leaked by his own lawyer and will soon end up in the hands of a January 6th commission. greatly enjoyed the

The massive cache — 2.3 gigabytes of material — contains “intimate messages” between Jones and his best friend Roger Stone.

But given that Jones and Stones both played big roles on Jan. 6, the candid exchange between these two electoral fraud conspiracy theorists was a surprise to the House Select Committee. That work is continuing, so it’s a big progress.

A text message could provide much-needed evidence about J6 key players Jones and Stone, who began a friendship after meeting in 2013 during an event in Dallas to mark the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. increase.

A longtime ally of Trump, Stone repeatedly promoted the then-president’s unsubstantiated allegations of election fraud. I helped give a speech.

With the Sandy Hook defamation case now ending in his hometown of Austin, Texas, Jones had an even louder bullhorn, using Infowars to hear Trump’s call to fight a “stolen” election. It reached millions of listeners.

As The New York Times reported in March, Jones later helped secure at least $650,000 in funding for a quickly planned DC rally in response to Trump’s call to action.

The night before the riots, Jones was at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, the command center where key Trump allies, including Rudy Giuliani, Steve Bannon and John Eastman, gathered to strategize. And so on January 6, Jones, along with his fellow far-right provocateur Ali his Alexander, marched from Ellipse to the Capitol.

The Jones and Stones text to the rally may shed light on all these activities. It could also directly affect Mr. Trump.

After all, Trump reportedly called an as-yet-unnamed ally in Willard the night before the riots. , Trump personally wanted to include Jones as a rally speaker.

Katrina Pearson, a former Trump aide, told the committee she liked lunatics like Jones and Alexander, despite “he’s a red flag.”

“He loved people who defended him badly in public,” Pearson explained.

Another reason their text is important: Jones and Stone have so far been uncooperative with investigators.

Stone refused to answer questions when he appeared before the committee on January 6 for 90 minutes in December.

Investigators are unable to question him about rally-related communications with Mr. Trump or about a chat group called “Friends of Stone,” which the commission says communicated with the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers. was.

Jones also boasted on Infowars that he had petitioned the Fifth Amendment more than 100 times instead of answering the committee’s questions.

Also, like his friend Stone, Jones was associated with two extremist groups.

Oath Keepers founder Stephen Rhodes is a frequent Infowars guest and Florida-based Proud Boys leader Joseph Biggs is said to be a key figure in the riots, but Infowars’ former is an employee.

Rhodes and Biggs are in federal prison on suspicion of conspiring with other members of the group to violently stop the counting of electoral votes on January 6 and face seditious conspiracy trials. waiting.

But for now, Stone counters with Truth Social that there is no “J6 material” (a misspelling) in Alex Jones’ text.

“The FBI and DOJ saw my text messages with Alex Jones a long time ago,” Stone wrote Thursday. Alex Jones was a loyal friend during my Soviet-style show trial to Mueller and his wife’s battle with cancer.

Meanwhile, Jones has more pressing concerns over the 2.3 gigabytes of text messages. It’s a perjury charge and the threat of up to 10 years in Texas prison.

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