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Roger Stone Ally Urged Protesters to ‘Descend on Capitol’

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Jason Sullivan told a group of supporters of President Donald J. Trump that they had to go to Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. It was the day that Congress was to meet to finalize the electoral count. He urged those on the call to make their presence felt in a way that would intimidate members of Congress.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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New York Times

In Conference Call Before Riot, a Plea to 'Descend on the Capitol'

One week before an angry mob stormed the Capitol, a communications expert named Jason Sullivan, a onetime aide to Roger Stone, joined a conference call with a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters and made an urgent plea. After assuring his listeners that the 2020 election had been stolen, Sullivan told them that they had to go to Washington on Jan. 6, 2021 — the day that Congress was to meet to finalize the electoral count — and “descend

4 months ago·New York, United States
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HuffPost

Ex-Roger Stone Aide Caught On Tape Making Shady Plea To Trump Fans Before Jan. 6

Jason Sullivan reportedly encouraged extremists to "descend on the Capitol" on the day Congress convened to certify the election.

4 months ago·United States
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Raw Story

Former Roger Stone aide urged Trump supporters to 'descend on the Capitol' -- and martial law would be declared

The New York Times is reporting that Jason Sullivan, a onetime aide to Trump ally Roger Stone, encouraged Trump supporters on a conference call to "descend on the Capitol" on January 6th, 2021 -- and he said that after they did, former President Donald Trump would declare martial law.According to th...

4 months ago·United States
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Political Wire

Roger Stone Ally Urged Protesters to ‘Descend on Capitol’

“One week before an angry mob stormed the Capitol, a communications expert named Jason Sullivan, a onetime aide to Roger Stone, joined a conference call with a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters and made an urgent plea,” the New York Times reports.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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RollingStone

Roger Stone Aide Caught on Tape Calling for Trumpers to 'Descend on Capitol' in Week Before Jan. 6

Days before Jan. 6, Jason Sullivan told listeners on conference call to let Congress know “people are breathing down their necks”

4 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Forbes

Ex-Roger Stone Aide Reportedly Called On Extremists To ‘Descend On The Capitol’ Before Jan. 6

He also said he believed Trump would declare martial law, according to the New York Times.

4 months ago·United States
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