Infowars host Alex Jones announced he’s launching a lawsuit against the January 6 Committee that subpoenaed him last month to testify on the Capitol “insurrection.”
On Monday, Jones informed his audience he would plead the Fifth and refuse to answer the Democrat-led House Select Committee’s questions, which he’s said will be crafted to ensnare him in their latest “witch hunt.”
“This morning I went ahead and made the decision that I’m going to take the Fifth officially with the January 6 Witch Hunt 3.0, as Roger Stone calls it,” Jones declared, adding he’s also filing a legal complaint against the Committee itself.
“And also, a lawsuit we’ve been working on for the last week will be filed against the Committee today in Washington DC.”
“It’s a very lengthy, very detailed – not just a declaration of the Fifth, but freedom of the press, and the fact that the Committee is not constituted correctly and that it didn’t even follow the law on how many Republicans it’s supposed to have on it. It’s only got two; you’re supposed to have at least five. I mean a lot of really, really important things.”
The suit lists several House members as defendants, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Elizabeth Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.).
“This is an action to protect individual liberties and rights as old as the United States Constitution itself, rights that the United States Congress now seeks to suspend in coercive secret proceedings specifically designed to satiate a political witch hunt, bypass constitutional safeguards, and hijack the role of the Executive Branch while threatening criminal prosecution against anyone who dares to assert his rights and liberties against its demands,” the suit states. “Alex Jones seeks declaratory and injunctive relief.”
Far from taking part in the so-called “insurrection,” footage exists of Jones actually telling people not to storm the Capitol, warning them it was a set-up.