A person familiar with the matter said that federal investigators investigating the January 6 congressional riots are investigating whether former President Donald Trump’s high-profile allies, including Roger Stone and Alex Jones, were organizing violence. Played a role. .
The Washington Post first reported that it was investigating the possible role of Stone, Jones, and Atop Alexander, the organizer of the “stop stealing” rally on January 6.
Law enforcement officials said the accusation is impossible, but investigators hope to have a broad understanding of any possible instigators.
Stone is a long-time adviser to the president and was pardoned by Trump in December after he was convicted of making false statements, obstructing and tampering with witnesses. Jones is a right-wing conspiracy theorist known for claiming that there was no Sandy Hook school shooting.
On Friday, the authorities announced that six other people associated with the far-right “Oathman”