It’s never a good sign when your name is trending on Twitter. Right now, far-right activist Ali Alexander’s name is trending. He helped plan the MAGA Capitol attack and also claimed several congressmen aided him. And of course, he posted all of this on social media.
“Alexander, who organized the “Stop the Steal” movement, said he hatched the plan — coinciding with Congress’s vote to certify the electoral college votes — alongside three GOP lawmakers: Reps. Andy Biggs (Ariz.), Mo Brooks (Ala.) and Paul A. Gosar (Ariz.), all hard-line Trump supporters,” said The Washington Post. “‘We four schemed up of putting maximum pressure on Congress while they were voting,” Alexander said in a since-deleted video on Periscope highlighted by the Project on Government Oversight, an investigative nonprofit. The plan, he said, was to “change the hearts and the minds of Republicans who were in that body, hearing our loud roar from outside.’”