Calls for Alex Jones' arrest grow louder after his $500K donation to January 6 rally resurfaces - 2021-06-12

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F267.png Calls for Alex Jones' arrest grow louder after his $500K donation to January 6 rally resurfaces June 12, 2021, Christina Zhao, Newsweek

Right-wing radio host Alex Jones is facing online calls for his arrest after social media users resurfaced the conspiracy theorist's nearly $500,000 donation to a January 6 rally that preceded the Capitol riot.

In a video posted from Washington D.C. on January 6, Jones said his media company paid to organize the pro-Trump rally that took place prior to the insurrection. He also claimed that the White House instructed him to lead the march to the Capitol.

"No one would book the Ellipse, no one would book the other areas. No one would pay for it. We went and paid for it," he said. "It cost close to half a million dollars."

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{{cite news | first = Christina | last = Zhao | title = Calls for Alex Jones' arrest grow louder after his $500K donation to January 6 rally resurfaces | url = https://www.newsweek.com/calls-alex-jones-arrest-grow-louder-after-his-500k-donation-january-6-rally-resurfaces-1600109 | work = Newsweek | date = June 12, 2021 | accessdate = June 20, 2021 }}