The House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has subpoenaed Mr. Jones, who repeated Mr Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen, and his role in organizing ‘Stop the Steal’ – reviewing events.
Late Tuesday, Mr. Jones’ attorneys filed a “compromise proposal” in Connecticut, proposing to pay the Sandy Hook plaintiffs a $120,000 settlement each. “Mr. Jones sincerely apologizes for the distress his comments have caused,” they said.
The families quickly rejected the proposal. The so-called offer is a transparent and desperate attempt by Alex Jones to escape a public sworn statement with his deceitful, for-profit campaign against the plaintiffs and the memory of their loved ones lost at Sandy Hook. in a statement. their court filing rejecting the offer.
The families in the Texas cases, in which Mr. Jones was impeached, also say they long for their day in court.
The Massacre at the Sandy Hook School
“I look forward to staring at him in a courtroom, to remind him how he threw salt in my wound,” Lenny Pozner, whose son Noah died in Sandy Hook, said in an interview. Mr. Pozner and his nonprofit organization, the HONR Network, have taken the lead in efforts to hold Mr. Jones accountable for his falsehoods about the shooting. “He was hanged by his own actions,” Mr. Pozner added.
Chris Mattei, an attorney for the Connecticut families’ legal team, told Mr. drop Jones off. mr. Mattei said the lawyers also plan to oust Rob Dew, a top lieutenant of Jones, and question several Infowars representatives. Jones’ father, David Jones, who financed his son’s company when it was founded and is heavily involved in product sales, has so far evaded a subpoena over his statement, Mr Mattei said.
Of Mr Jones’s many maneuvers leading up to the trial, Mr Mattei said the most egregious was “his fabrication and concealment of financial data” and failure to produce comprehensive data on traffic to the Infowars website.