Roger Stone and Alex Jones, key planners of the January 6 Stop the Steal rally and illegal march that led to the deadly storming of the US Capitol, have been subpoenaed by the US Congressional committee investigating the attack.…
At the heart of the #AlexJones subpoena is the Infowars broadcast in which a guest host told Jones’ audience to go to Washington and “if necessary, storming right into the Capitol..If you have enough people, you can push down any kind of fence or wall.”…
The #Jan6Committee seeks details on Alex Jones' astonishing statement that the White House itself asked him and Ali Alexander to lead a march to the Capitol from the Ellipse where President Trump spoke to a rally of supporters.…
We've previously reported that the organizers of the march sent urgent messages to the White House and Ali Alexander that such a march would violate the rally permit and would be dangerous.…
The #Jan6Committee, chaired by Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss), also subpoenaed convicted perjurer Roger Stone regarding his participation in funding and planning the January 6 events.…
Alex Jones, who featured Roger Stone, Ali Alexander and President Trump on his broadcasts, is facing financial ruin over last week’s court judgment for his defamation of the parents of the children gunned down in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.…

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8 Nov
These are the only states that would be policed under the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act requirement to “pre-clear” new, racially biased, voting procedures, such as early voting limits:

North Carolina
South Carolina
Don’t get me wrong, the strangling of the John Lewis Act by filibuster, unlike the overhyped For the People Act, could be the death blow to a democratically elected Congress.
In 2013, Justice Kennedy said the Voting Rights Act would have been constitutional if it didn’t target specific states, a suggestion from New York City which was then under pre-clearance review.
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28 Oct
Jury selection began this week for the civil trial of the organizers of the 2017 Unite the Right rally in #Charlottesville. The rally ended with the murder of #HeatherHeyer and injuries to dozens of other activists, including #DeAndreHarris.…
The attack on #DeAndreHarris in #Charlottesville was witnessed and filmed by our reporter, @ZDRoberts, which helped lead to several arrests & convictions.

"They came there for violence," says Roberts. "They knew what they were doing and they planned it.”
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27 Oct
BREAKING: #HumanRights lawyer @SDonziger was admitted to the federal prison in Danbury, CT, today.
The Court of Appeals denied @SDonziger's request for bail yesterday — despite the ruling of the judges of the United Nations Human Rights Council Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ordering his immediate release. #FreeDonziger…
#StevenDonziger has been sentenced to prison for 6 months — punishment for winning a $9 billion judgment against Chevron for destroying the Amazon with oil sludge — and is currently appealing his conviction. #FreeDonziger…
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30 Sep
I am in New York today, filming @SDonziger, whom the United Nations' human rights justices have identified as America's political prisoner and ordered his release.

Read the full UN ruling here:…

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#StevenDonziger's crime? Acting as the successful attorney in a suit against Chevron oil, who poisoned the Cofan people of Ecuador’s Amazon. #FreeDonziger…
Tomorrow, @SDonziger faces sentencing and could be given up to 6 months in a federal prison. I will be in the court room. Stand by for our report... #FreeDonziger
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30 Sep
BREAKING: Highest U.N. Human Rights Body Rules U.S. Government Must Release @SDonziger from “Arbitrary” Detention and Compensate Him for Legal Violations #FreeDonziger…
"The charges against & detention of @SDonziger appears to be retaliation for his work as a legal representative of indigenous communities, as he refused to disclose confidential correspondence w/ his clients in a very high profile case against multi-national business enterprise.”
"The appropriate remedy would be to release Mr. @SDonziger immediately and accord him an enforceable right to compensation and other reparations, in accordance with international law.”… #FreeDonziger
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19 Aug
Words of two British #Afghanistan vets on Biden said it better than I could...
"To see their Commander-in-Chief call into question the courage of men I fought with. To claim that they ran... Shameful. Those who have never fought for the colors they fly, should be careful about criticizing those who have.” ~ Tom Tugendhat, MP
"Many of us who served in Afghanistan have a deep bond of affection for the Afghan people. I had the honor of serving alongside them in Helmand. We trained together, fought together and, in some cases, we died together. They were our brothers in arms." ~ Dan Jarvis, MP
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