This YouTube video still shows the right-wing activist and organizer of “Stop the Steal”, Ali Alexander, aka Ali AkbarVideo still

Stop the Steal organizer Ali Alexander said three Republican lawmakers helped him put the protest in Washington, D, together, that turned into a riot in the Capitol

The Washington Post reports that Alexander, a right-wing activist who reiterated President Donald Trump’s baseless allegations of widespread election fraud, said Andy Biggs of Arizona, Mo Brooks of Alabama and, in a since-deleted video on Periscope that Reps Paul A Gosar from Arizona helped organize the Jan 6 Event during the Congressional Vote to confirm the Electoral College vote in favor of President-Elect Joe Biden

“The four of us wanted to put maximum pressure on Congress during the vote,” said Alexander, adding that they “wanted to change the hearts and minds of the Republicans who were in this body and hear our loud roars from outside ”

The roar turned into an uproar when pro-Trump supporters stormed the U Capitol building where five people died and members of Congress were forced to seek refuge during the chaos

Brooks denied knowing Alexander in a statement to the Washington Post and declined to take responsibility.Biggs and Gosar did not comment, but social media evidence and online videos suggest that everyone is Have three links to Alexander: Gosar called Alexander a “true patriot” on Twitter, and Trump retweeted a video by Alexander on December 26 that contained a message from Biggs related to Brooks

Patriots continue to strongly support @realDonaldTrump and will not accept the theft of this election #StopTheSteaI @ali @MichaelCoudrey @michellemalkin @RudyGiuliani @JennPellegrino @RepAndyBiggsAZ picTwittercom / hhPltxHoXn

All three GOP lawmakers supported the objection to the vote at the electoral college late Wednesday, shortly after the siege ended

“One of our organizers in one state said,” We’re nice patriots, we don’t throw rocks “I leaned over and said,” Not yet! Not yet! “Haven’t you read about a bit of tar and feathers? That was second degree burns!” Alexander said at a rally in December, “We’ll convince them to vote on June 6th January not to be confirmed by having hundreds of thousands if not millions of patriots marching to put their butts in D.”C and close this town, right? And when we have to look for options afterwards, “Still!”

“We will not go quietly. We will close this country if we have to,” he also said, later leading her in a chant of “1776” “

Alexander, also known as Ali Akbar, told Politico that he had received death threats and that the Capitol riot was completely independent of the action he was organizing: “I fight for civil rights I believe this election was stolen from me my government asked I’m being punished for organizing millions of people ”

Alexander has a history of legal troubles including confessing to property theft in 2007 and credit card misuse in 2008, both in Texas, but has worked for John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign and various political action committees, but is in the past Years ago, Donald Trump Jr Retweeted claims by Alexander that the vice-president-elect was not an “American Black” because her father was from Jamaica and he was invited to a social media summit at the White House a month later

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