(🔓) PROOF UNLOCKED: In reply to the false claim by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) that USCP told him antifa planned to dress as Trumpists on January 6, I'm unlocking the PROOF exclusive proving the opposite: the Proud Boys *confessed* to dressing as *antifa*. sethabramson.substack.com/p/videos-point…
(PS) Eddie Block is a Proud Boy leader—he travels with bodyguards at Proud Boy events, including January 6, as he handles all livestreaming and social media for the organization (which is why the FBI raided his house)—and here's what he had to say about what the Proud Boys did:
(PS2) It was actually a master stroke by the Proud Boys: they *didn't* have reliable intelligence that antifa would show up—and antifa *didn't* show up—but they *wanted* them to, so they dressed as antifa in order to be able to claim antifa had showed up no matter what happened.
(PS3) The reports of antifa at the Capitol were reports of Proud Boys dressed as antifa—creating precisely the sort of confusion the Trumpists court whenever possible. Recall that part of the plan was to construct a need for Trump to call out troops. Thus—pretending to be antifa.
(PS4) What the Proud Boys did—and confessed to, on a livestream they thought only their supporters would see—also enables an insurrectionist like Gohmert to spread the lie that antifa was at the Capitol. Because now Proud Boys can post pictures of Proud Boys and say it's antifa.
(PS5) This is why I say that the Trumpists aren't just waging an information war, they're intending Trump's rebellion to be the first Reality War. They are strategizing how to simulate a *comprehensive reality* that then can be packaged as truth by people like Gohmert—and Trump.
(PS6) One reason I was hoping that major media would pick up the *confession* by Proud Boy leadership that they dressed up as antifa is that—if that'd happened—lies like Gohmert's today would've been foreclosed. But media stayed silent, so Gohmert is free to spread his "reality."

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12 Jun
(CROWDSOURCING) The picture below was taken at the Willard Hotel in DC on January 6. Seated is Rudy Giuliani; standing next to him—facing away—is John Eastman. Both are Trump lawyers. I need to know who the man in the white shirt is. For now, let's assume it's *not* Owen Shroyer. Image
(PS) I know some folks have a "hotel staff" theory. Realize that the Willard InterContinental is a four-diamond hotel—one of the most expensive and historic in DC—and if you Google how staff dress, it's *formal*. No way the Willard lets a guy into someone's room dressed this way.
(PS2) I'm still not saying it's Shroyer, but I'll say that a reader has posted a video of Shroyer in which he's using a bandana as a mask. Not *that* many do, so this does narrow things down a bit given that the shirt, pants, and lanyard already match. Still don't think it's him. Image
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11 Jun
(🆚) BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump Spoke Directly to Stop the Steal Leader Alex Jones on Insurrection Day

This is the closest anyone has put Trump to the January 6 insurrectionists so far. Emerging evidence suggests that we'll get closer still. *RT widely*. sethabramson.substack.com/p/breaking-new…
1/ There's so much more to say about this, but here's the main thing: major media made a big mistake by not watching every single second of film from Alex Jones, Roger Stone and Ali Alexander *after* the insurrection. I've done a deep dive into that archive and it's *incredible*.
2/ Jones, Stone, and Alexander had no idea how much investigators would learn about their activities when they started regularly filming themselves making statements about the insurrection literally the day after it happened. So they made countless "statements against interest."
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11 Jun
I'm working on a story for PROOF and it's vital that we know conclusively who the man in the white shirt is. Does anyone reading this know for certain who this is? Just looking for a name and a photo comparison, not more. Image
(PS) I have been going off the belief that the man in white above is the same man as the man in the picture below (taken the same day): Image
(PS2) This is a very serious question. This matters. A *lot*. So I'm hoping to get some serious answers from this crowdsourcing.
Read 6 tweets
11 Jun
(IMPORTANT) If you credulously bought into the recent Inspector General report about the Lafayette Square scandal in the summer of 2020, you need to read this article. The reality is much more nuanced than what you're now hearing. Please share this widely. theweek.com/donald-trump/1…
As most of you reading this know, I published a book with Macmillan in 2020—Proof of Corruption—that had a long chapter on Lafayette Square. From the moment I saw this IG report, I knew something was off.

The key, as ever, is the opacity of the conduct of Trump's Secret Service.
The Secret Service under Trump was politicized to a degree we've never seen before—indeed the head of Trump's detail was seamlessly moved to the head of his political ops in an unprecedented move. The Secret Service launched the Lafayette Square attack...and was never questioned.
Read 22 tweets
11 Jun
1/ "As DOJ investigated who was behind leaks of classified info early in the Trump administration, it took a highly unusual step: Prosecutors subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of at least two Dems on the House Intel Committee, aides and family members. One was a minor."
2/ "The records of at least 12 people tied to HPSCI were seized in 2017 and early 2018, including those of Representative Adam Schiff of California, then the panel's top Democrat and now its chairman, according to committee officials and two other people briefed on the inquiry."
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10 Jun
(🆚) NEW: Trumpist Insurrectionists Have Created a Systematized Mechanism for "Cancelling" People and Groups—and It's the Most Comprehensive Cancel Culture America Has Ever Seen

A peek inside the insurrection's HQ reveals America's largest cancel culture. sethabramson.substack.com/p/trumpist-ins…
1/ I never imagined I'd find what I found when I finally went inside Patriot[.]Win, which was spawned by the now defunct TheDonald[.]Win. It truly is the most organized effort to create a "cancel culture" we've ever seen—by people who say "cancel culture" is *destroying America*.
2/ Hypocrisy is, of course, not new for the Trumpists. But this is something else. The 137 "badged" companies, media outlets, and sites identified by the insurrectionists' digital HQ are so central to American life that if you actually cancel them it makes living here impossible.
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