The latest round of subpoenas from the special congressional committee investigating the January 6 uprising on Monday targeted several prominent masterminds in the Capitol attack, including the notorious special agent. Republican Roger Stone and leading conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
Stone and Jones were among five people subpoenaed by the commission, which continues to request testimony and documents from protest organizers.
The committee chair, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), released a statement Monday night saying Jones and Stone were among the main organizers with “relevant information.”
“The Selection Committee is seeking information about the protests and the ensuing march to the Capitol that escalated into a violent mob that attacked the Capitol and threatened our democracy. We need to know who organized, planned, paid for and received money in connection with those events, as well as how the organizers communicated with officials in the White House and Congress,” the statement said. his father wrote.
Stone, reached shortly after the announcement, told The Daily Beast he has yet to be served with a subpoena.
“I have said time and time again that I had no prior knowledge of the events taking place at the Capitol that day,” he wrote in text message to The Daily Beast.
Journalists and academic researchers on right-wing movements recorded how Stone was in Washington, DC in the hours before the attack and surrounded by a security detail of the Oath Keepers, a militia anti-government armed forces whose members played a prominent role in the attack. on the Capitol.
Jones did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The other three people targeted by the committee on Monday were conservative political strategists Dustin Stockton, fiance Jennifer Lynn Lawrence and Taylor Budowich.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/roger-stone-and-alex-jones-are-the-latest-trump-associates-subpoenaed-by-jan-6-committee?source=articles&via=rss Roger Stone and Alex Jones are the latest Trump associates to be subpoenaed on January 6 by the Committee