Jan. 6 Organizers Are Raking It In With Trump and GOP Groups - 2021-11-01

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F375.png Jan. 6 Organizers Are Raking It In With Trump and GOP Groups November 1, 2021, Roger Sollenberger, Daily Beast

When then-President Donald Trump held his "Stop the Steal" protest on Jan. 6, he turned to a firm called Event Strategies to set up the rally. And while the violent results of that protest may give other politicians pause about using that firm again, Event Strategies has instead become Trump's preferred staging group—as well as a new go-to for other GOP committees in the months after the riot.

A review of public financial disclosures shows that multiple entities involved in the Jan. 6 rallies have continued to rake it in after the attack on the U.S. Capitol, with various Republicans and GOP groups continuing to give these entities business even as investigators look into their roles with the insurrection.

Public records also show a number of curious payments on and around Jan. 6—including more than $25,000 in advertising that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) paid to right-wing social media platform Parler, with one transaction on the day of the riot.

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