Mo Brooks “Proud” If Staff Helped Organize January 6th

The Birmingham Herald reports:

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said he was not involved in the planning of the Jan. 6 “Save America” rally at the Capitol where he made a speech shortly before rioters breached the building.

In a phone interview Monday, the Huntsville congressman and 2022 U.S. Senate candidate denied a Rolling Stone report that he or his top staffers were in contact with two people involved in organizing both the Jan. 6 rally and similar protests after the 2020 election.

“Quite frankly, I’d be proud of them if they did help organize a First Amendment rally to protest voter fraud and election theft,” Brooks said of his staff. Brooks spoke at the Jan. 6 rally, while wearing body armor, and has been sued for allegedly helping inflame tensions on the day.

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