Alex Jones is on trial for defamation after claiming the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax.
Jones had previously testified that his phone didn’t contain any Sandy Hook-related text messages.
The plaintiff’s attorney announced in court that Jones’ attorney was “messed up” and sent a digital copy of his phone.
Alex Jones could have been found lying under oath after attorney representing Sandy Hook’s parents InfoWars founder’s lawyer reveals he’s ‘messed up’ I sent a copy of Jones’ entire call two years ago.
Jones was on Wednesday in a defamation case after repeatedly falsely claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting was a “hoax.”
While Jones was on the witness stand, attorney Mark Bankston, who represented the parents of the boy killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre, confronted Jones and said Jones had a text message related to Sandy Hook. I know you’re lying about not telling me.
“Your attorney has sent you a complete digital copy of your entire cell phone, including every text message you have sent in the last two years,” Bankston told Jones. I know you lied to me when you said you didn’t have text messages about.”
Footage from the courtroom shows a bewildered and defensive Jones answering Bankston’s questioning.
Jones defended himself by claiming he had told Bankston the truth.
“This is your Perry Mason moment,” Jones said, adding that he’d never seen a text message mentioning Sandy Hook and told his attorney everything he found.
Bankston later asked, “Do you know that perjury is true?”
Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, who was killed in the mass shooting, accused Jones and his media company Free Speech Systems for defamation.
During the trial, his parents suffered years of pain stemming from Jones repeatedly telling the audience that the Sandy Hook shooting was a “massive hoax” orchestrated by the government using “crisis responders.” He testified that he had endured harassment.
Jones testified Wednesday that he believed. The mass shooting was “100% real.”
he already accused of defamation From a Texas court and a Connecticut court for portraying the rampage, the worst school shooting in American history.
A trial jury will determine how much Jones should pay to Heslin and Lewis, who are seeking $150 million in damages.
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