Roger Stone Calls for Contribution to Help Alex Jones After $45.2 Million Judgment

Conservative political adviser Roger Stone recently called for contributions to support Infowars founder and host Alex Jones when he was indicted for defamation for debunking conspiracy theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Was hit with a $45.2 million judgment.

“Alex Jones is a nice and decent man,” Stone said Friday during an appearance on InfoWars in a video shared by commentator Ron Filipkowski on Twitter. “He’s a God-fearing Christian … and he needs our support right now.” Stone said that contribution can be made through Infowars Store,

Stone, a Donald Trump aide, has been a guest on Infowars several times and has reportedly arranged a Interview Between Jones and Trump in December 2015, according to new York Times, Additionally, Sandy Hook family attorney Mark Bankston alleged that Jones’ phone record leaks revealed “intimate messages” with Stone, according to the insider, although no further details about the texts were revealed.

Stone’s remarks came after a Texas jury decided Friday during a defamation trial that Jones would pay $45.2 million in punitive damages, plus $4.1 in compensatory damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis. Million, who are the parents of a 6-year-old boy. Sandy Hook was killed in the school shooting for falsely claiming that the event was staged by “crisis actors”. He is also expected to face an additional $1.5 million fine.

“Neil and Scarlett are thrilled with the result and look forward to putting Mr Jones’ money to good use,” Bankston said in a statement. newsweek, “Mr. Jones, on the other hand, will not be able to sleep peacefully tonight. With punitive damages yet to be decided and several additional defamation lawsuits pending, it is clear that Mr. Jones’ time on the American stage is finally coming to an end.”

Twenty children and six school staff members were killed in a mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.

“We want you to send a very simple message, and that is: stop Alex Jones. Stop the monetization of misinformation and lies,” parenting attorney Wesley Todd Ball told Reuters on Friday.

Conservative political adviser Roger Stone recently called for contributions to support Infowars founder and host Alex Jones when he was indicted for defamation for debunking conspiracy theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Was hit with a $45.2 million judgment. Above left, Stone is seen addressing reporters in Washington, DC on December 17, 2021; Above right, Jones speaks to Trump supporters on December 12, 2020.
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Meanwhile, Jones decided to back away from his conspiracy theories, apologizing to the parents during his testimony at his trial and admitting that the Sandy Hook shooting was “100 percent real.”

He also said that any monetary damages in excess of $2 million will “sink” despite family lawyers presenting evidence in court that Infowars suggested Jones earns up to $800,000 a day.

Jones’ attorney Federico Andino Renal asked the jury on Friday to award less than $300,000 in punitive damages to the family, saying the parents had “already sent a message” to Jones and “all the talk show hosts”. Is.”

newsweek Infowars reached out to the media office for comment.

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