Congress launches investigation into movements of Trump allies the day of the Capitol siege as new video emerges of Roger Stone surrounded by Oath Keeper militia members hours before the riot

 Newly surfaced video shows Trump ally Roger Stone being flanked by members of far-right Oath Keepers on the morning of January 6, just hours before members of the group stormed the Capitol.

The video is a part of the evidence being used by House impeachment managers to determine whether there are links between the former president and those who stormed the building in Washington D.C., last month. 

'So, hopefully we have this today, right?' a man - who goes by the Black Conservative Preacher on social media - can be heard asking Stone at the Willard InterContinental hotel, just blocks from the White House.

Stone responds: 'We shall see.'  


The video was captured by the Black Conservative Preacher and is part of the evidence used by Congressional investigators

The video was captured by the Black Conservative Preacher and is part of the evidence used by Congressional investigators

Posing with fans for photos after that moment, Stone takes a photo with the preacher who had the brief exchange with him. 

The Black Conservative Preacher would later post several videos of his time at the actual Capitol riots. Members of the Oath Keepers were also seen at the Capitol on January 6.


Stone has claimed that he played 'no role whatsoever in the January 6 events,' adding that he 'never left the site of my hotel until leaving for dulles Airport,' later that afternoon, ABC News reports.

'I had no advance knowledge of the riot at the Capitol,' Stone told the outlet in response to the footage. 'I could not even tell you the names of those who volunteered to provide security for me, required because of the many threats against me and my family.' 

The Black Conservative Preacher would later post several videos of his time at the actual Capitol riots. Members of the Oath Keepers were also seen at the Capitol on January 6

The Black Conservative Preacher would later post several videos of his time at the actual Capitol riots. Members of the Oath Keepers were also seen at the Capitol on January 6

Stone has claimed that he played 'no role whatsoever in the January 6 events,' adding that he 'never left the site of my hotel until leaving for dulles Airport,' later that afternoon

Stone has claimed that he played 'no role whatsoever in the January 6 events,' adding that he 'never left the site of my hotel until leaving for dulles Airport,' later that afternoon

An investigation by ABC News into nearly 200 accused rioters facing federal charges for their part at the Capitol riot found that at least 14 people have claimed that they were following Trump's encouragement.  

The Oath Keepers are among the largest radical antigovernment groups in the U.S. today, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

'While it claims only to be defending the Constitution, the entire organization is based on a set of baseless conspiracy theories about the federal government working to destroy the liberties of Americans,' the SPLC state on their website.

An investigation by ABC News into nearly 200 accused rioters facing federal charges for their part at the Capitol riot found that at least 14 people have claimed that they were following Trump's encouragement

An investigation by ABC News into nearly 200 accused rioters facing federal charges for their part at the Capitol riot found that at least 14 people have claimed that they were following Trump's encouragement

The group consists of tens of thousands of present and former law enforcement officials and military veterans. 

Vice News previously reported that the group acted as security detail for Stone the night before the riot and while he stayed at his hotel. 

Trump previously commuted the prison term for Roger Stone on July 10, 2020, who was convicted of lying to Congress during its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Stone was pardoned on December 23. 

On Thursday, impeachment managers invited Trump to testify in his trial under oath. The former president's legal team has already rejected the offer, calling it an unconstitutional 'public relations stunt,' and claiming Trump is now a private citizens.

In addition to Stone, investigators are also looking into former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and the possible role he and others took in relation to the attack. Meadows is said to have urged Trump to condemn the violence at the Capitol as it was happening.

It will take a two-thirds vote of the 100-member Senate to convict Trump of the impeachment charge, which is 'incitement of insurrection.' If all 50 Democrats voted to convict him, 17 Republicans would have to join them to reach that threshold.

Most Republicans have avoided defending Trump's actions the day of the riot. Instead, lawmakers have argued that the trial is unconstitutional because Trump is no longer in office. Democrats and many legal scholars disagree.

Congress launches investigation into movements of Trump allies the day of the Capitol siege as new video emerges of Roger Stone surrounded by Oath Keeper militia members hours before the riot Congress launches investigation into movements of Trump allies the day of the Capitol siege as new video emerges of Roger Stone surrounded by Oath Keeper militia members hours before the riot Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 09:06 Rating: 5

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