Stop the Steal
Key Figures in the Insurrection
Ali Alexander and 'Stop the Steal' Were Central to Jan. 6
Who is Ali Alexander? What is Stop the Steal?
On Nov. 4, 2020, Donald Trump falsely claimed mail-in ballots were being used to steal the election, and declared himself the victor.
Waiting in the wings was Ali Alexander.
He publicly launched Stop the Steal—a campaign to get right-wing activists to discredit mail-in voting, disrupt vote-counting, and falsely accuse local officials of stealing the election.
Ali Alexander served as the lead organizer. He called on his deep network of Republican legislators, political strategists, and far-right activists to join the effort.
And when Trump told the crowd to march on the Capitol on January 6th, Alexander joined Alex Jones walking past barricades, onto the Capitol grounds, and up the Capitol steps, where Trump loyalists were fighting their way inside.
Despite what he had seen up close, he falsely claimed that it was peaceful, and refused to disavow the insurrection. And he didn’t stop there. He has continued to work to undermine our democracy and downplay his role in the attack on January 6th ever since.
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