CONSPIRACIST and far-right activist Ali Alexander is the leader of a pro-Trump re-election group called Stop the Steal.

He recently went into hiding after he was accused of inciting the January 6 riots at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Who is far-right activist Ali Alexander?

Ali Alexander is a far-right activist and conspiracy theorist.

He first appeared in the conservative politics sphere under the alias Ali Akbar, organizing a group called the National Bloggers’ Club that was tied to “shady data collection operations.”

Before Trump's defeat, he is best known for Donald Trump Jr. retweeting his claim that that Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is not an “American Black.”

He is the leader of the Stop the Steal, a pro-Trump re-election group.

Alexander is a convicted felon, after pleading guilty to felony property theft in 2007 and felony credit card abuse in 2008.

What did he say about January 6?

Alexander promoted rallies protesting the election results after Trump was defeated by President-elect Joe Biden on November 7.

He began organizing a protest outside the Capitol for January 6, dubbing it the “Wild Protest” to interfere with the Electoral College vote certification.

In a now-deleted video, he said that:

“We’re going to convince them to not certify the vote on January 6 by marching hundreds of thousands, if not millions of patriots, to sit their butts in D.C. and close that city down, right?” Alexander said.

“And if we have to explore options after that…‘yet.’ Yet!”

He claimed that he had support from pro-Trump Representatives Paul Gosar, Andy Biggs, and Mo Brooks.

"We four schemed up putting maximum pressure on Congress while they were voting,” Alexander continued.

In response to a QAnon-supporter Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene who claimed congressional leaders were working to block objections to the electoral certification before January 6, he said protesters would '1779' the Capitol.

“If they do this, everyone can guess what me and 500,000 others will do to that building,” Alexander tweeted on Dec. 30. “1776 is *always* an option”

1776 refers to the start of the American Revolution. In a viral video captured on the riots, a woman named Elizabeth from Knoxville, Tennessee repeatedly claimed that MAGA supporters were storming the Capitol due to the "revolution."

Why is he in hiding?

Alexander has gone into hiding after the January 6 inserreuction.

He is accused of inciting the violence that erupted at the Capitol after he led a host of far-right activists "in ratcheting up the rhetoric ahead of Congress’ certification of the electoral votes, threatening to '1776' opponents of Trump’s re-election," according to The Daily Beast.

“I didn’t incite anything,” Alexander said in a video posted Friday to Twitter. “I didn’t do anything.”

He defiantly stated that he will not “take an iota of blame that does not belong to me.”

Alexander took to Twitter to ask his supporters for donations, claiming that he needs $2,000 a day to fund his security detail while he is in hiding.

He also bizarrely claimed that he was being targeted by the supernatural: “Witches and wiccans are putting hexes and curses on us.”

On January 9, he posted on Parler that he had been banned from Venmo and PayPal.

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