- Organizers behind the rally before the siege of the Capitol said three Republican lawmakers representing Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks and Paul Gosall helped him plan last week’s event.
- Biggs and Brooks denied helping Ali Alexander, and a spokesperson for Gosar declined to comment.
- Alexander said: “The four of us plan to exert maximum pressure on Congress when they vote.”
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Ali Alexander, the organizer behind the “Stop Theft” movement, said that three Republican lawmakers helped him plan the rally on January 6, which killed five people before the armed riots in the Capitol.
Alexander said that Rep. Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, and Paul Gossall helped him plan what happened when Congress was preparing to prove the president-elect Biden’s election vote, the Washington Post reported.
Alexander said in his deleted periscope video: “Our four plans will exert the greatest pressure on Congress when it votes.”
He added in the “Post” that the plan is to “change the hearts and minds of Republicans so that they can hear the roar of the outside world.”
A spokeswoman for Gosar told insiders: “Members of Congress have no comment at this time.”
Daniel Stefanski, a spokesman for Rep. Andy Biggs, told insiders that Alexander’s statement was “absolutely wrong”.
“Mr. Biggs has never heard of or met with Mr. Alexander at any time, let alone organized part of the planned protests on January 6 with him. He has not been with protesters or rioters. Contact, and never contacted him. Encourage or promote the rally or protest on January 6.”
The insider was unable to comment to Brooks at the time of publication, but said in an official statement from his office that he was unaware of the siege of the Capitol after his speech at the Capitol Rally.
Brooks said: “Besides, I speak very early in political gatherings. There is music, there are speeches, there is more music, and then there are some speakers, and then in a few hours or so, President Trump begins to speak.”
“I’m asking this question. If my comments are as encouraging as the Socialist Democrats and their fake news media allies, then why didn’t Trump stand up and rush into the Capitol immediately after my comments?” Say.
On January 6, Trump supporters violated the U.S. Capitol and clashed with law enforcement agencies to stop the congressmen of the Joint Congress of Congress from proving Biden’s challenge to the electoral debate in advance, and the electoral vote. Five people were killed, including congressional police and a woman who was shot by law enforcement officers.
A week later, the House of Representatives condemned President Donald Trump for “inciting an uprising” in recognition of his role in the armed uprising.
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Trump has previously made false and baseless accusations of voter fraud and made false claims, saying that Vice President Mike Pence supervised the verification process at a joint meeting of Congress and could “cancel verification.” “Vote and give him a second term.
Other Republicans, including Biggs, Brooks, and Gosall, have also been censored for their language to perpetuate Trump’s false narrative.
According to the “Daily Beast” report, Alexander was notorious for supporting and supporting Trump’s voter fraud allegations. He has since been banned by Twitter. There have been several hints last month that if the ballot is passed, they may be on January 6. Japan resorted to violence. Certification.
“We will persuade them not to prove the January 6th vote, but to have thousands of patriots (if not millions) march to Washington, D.C., and then close the city, right?” Alexander in Arizona Said at a rally in the state. “If after that we have to explore various options…” However! “
Alexander attended the rally the night before the certification vote and chanted “Victory or Death!”.
The next morning, Gosar tagged Alexander in several Twitter posts, calling on Biden to abandon the election (he won with 7 million votes).
According to the “Post”, Gosar and Alexander also spoke at the December 19 event. After the incident, Gosar called Alexander a “true patriot.” In addition, a video message from Biggs was broadcast in the same game, and he said that he and Brooks will challenge certification on January 6.
Alexander called Biggs a “friend” and a “hero”. Biggs told CNN that he only appeared in the video at the request of Gosar employees.
Alexander told the “Post” that he kept peace during the event. He mentioned peace in his speech but was distorted.
However, he said in a video released after the siege: “I will not refuse. I will not condemn this.”
Azmi Haroun contributed to this report.