Trump White House Associate Linked To Proud Boys Ahead Of Riot Via Cell Phone Data

A person associated with the Trump White House contacted a member of the Proud Boys in the days leading up to the Jan.6 insurrection, The New York Times reports.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) used location, cell phone and call log data to establish the connection between the anonymous person and the far-right fringe group.

The Times also noted that none of the phone data showed any connection between the rioters and members of Congress on January 6. After the insurrection, Democrats claimed that Republican lawmakers had been involved in the incident, leading to the presidency of the House of Representatives. Nancy pelosiNancy Pelosi – Legislators demand change after National Guard troops on Capitol Hill fell ill from contaminated food Andrew Yang condemns attacks on Asian Americans. PLUS (D-Calif.) Calling for any member of Congress involved to be criminally charged.

The names of the parties involved in the phone call between the White House associate and the Proud Boys were not released, and the FBI does not know exactly what was discussed during the phone call, according to The Times.

Previously, Roger stoneRoger Jason Stone 12:30 PM Report from The Hill – Presented by ExxonMobil – Third Approved Vaccine Distributed to Americans DOJ Investigating Whether Alex Jones, Roger Stone Played a Role in the Jan.6 Riots: WaPo Nearly a Quarter of the Trump’s Facebook Posts in 2020 Contained Misinformation: Analysis MORE, a longtime Trump associate, was investigated in 2019 for his alleged involvement with the Proud Boys. In the end, the investigation did not result in charges being brought against Stone.

Following the Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill, Stone was again the subject of an investigation by the Department of Justice and the FBI.

Stone has previously claimed that he was not involved in the insurrection, despite being in Washington, DC that day.

“I had no prior knowledge of the disturbances on Capitol Hill,” he told ABC last month.

Stone has in the past admitted to having ties to the group’s leader, Enrique Tarrio, who was charged for his connection to the riots.

The FBI did not immediately respond to The Hill’s request for comment.


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