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Trump supporters and members of far-right extremist teams who took half within the violent rebel on the US Capitol on 6 January are elevating a whole bunch of hundreds of {dollars} from on-line crowdfunding websites by portraying themselves as maligned American patriots, martyrs and “political prisoners”.

Several of the highest-profile individuals within the “stop the steal” rebel which tried to disrupt Joe Biden’s certification as US president are elevating substantial sums on fundraising websites.

They embody members of the far-right Proud Boys and lots of the 6 January people being detained in a Washington DC jail, awaiting trial for allegedly attacking cops.

In their donations appeals they’re drastically rewriting historical past. Their scripts remodel 6 January from what it was – a violent try to overthrow the democratic outcomes of the 2020 presidential election on behalf of Donald Trump – into the fantasy that it was a peaceable and patriotic protest to uphold voter integrity.

“It’s shocking to say, but America now has legitimate political prisoners, en masse,” says the fundraising web page titled American Gulag for Jan 6 Political Prisoners which has to date raised $41,000. The page, created by Jim Hoft, founding father of the conspiracy web site Gateway Pundit, claims that there are “scores of political prisoners wrongfully imprisoned as a result of the protest on January 6th”.

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