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Roger Stone in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 5, 2021

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The Justice Department is reportedly probing ties between far right-wing luminaries such as Roger Stone and Alex Jones and the rioters who stormed the Capitol on January 6. Investigators are seeking to determine if Stone, Jones and others merely inspired the pro-Trump mob or if they could potentially be held accountable for conspiring to carry out the attack. The probe is still in an early stage and investigators say they do not have evidence to support criminal charges against the far right-wing figures, The Washington Post reported Saturday. “We are investigating potential ties between those ph...

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