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Roger Stone Set to Sue Mainstream Media Over January 6th ‘Defamation’

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The following article, Roger Stone Set to Sue Mainstream Media Over January 6th ‘Defamation’, was first published on Flag And Cross.

Over the course of the next several months, (and possibly even the next several years), America will come face to face with a number of the cases surrounding the events of January 6th, some of which could include major political players here in the United States.

The FBI has already made well over 500 arrests in the case of the attempted insurrection, and there are plenty more still to come, including the possibility of some national figures finding themselves in the hot seat as well.

One such man could be Roger Stone, who many in the mainstream media have accused of being a part of some grand plot to overthrow the government.

That claim is so absurd, according to Stone, that he is now suing a major media outlet for defamation.

Veteran GOP operative Roger Stone announced on Friday morning that he intends to file a $25 million lawsuit against ABC News over stories written about his actions on Jan. 6 near the Capitol building.

The self-described “dirty trickster” shared his plans during an interview with the conspiracy theory site Infowars on Friday morning.

“I got a call telling me that there was a Reuters story,” Stone began. “Reuters, a quite credible national news organization, a step above some of the other corporate outlets, in which a senior FBI official was quoted as saying that they have found no evidence whatsoever that either Roger Stone or Alex Jones were involved in any way in coordinating the so-called insurrection on Jan. 6.”

And that wasn’t all:

“I instructed my lawyers this morning to begin the defamation lawsuit against ABC News,” he continued. “I’m suing the president of ABC News, several reporters there — both personally and in their capacity as ABC News officials — because repeated stories, essentially, claiming that both Alex Jones and I were involved in illegal activity are defamatory.”

Then, in some stark and final language:

“So I’m suing ABC News for $25 million,” he said. “I can’t wait to have their reporters under oath in a courtroom!”

 

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