InfoWars Host Owen Shroyer Released After Turning Himself Into The FBI: ‘Political Persecution Is Now Happening On A Mass Scale’

The FBI and Joe Biden’s Justice Department is escalating its eight-month manhunt on Americans who dare protest the fraud-ridden election of Joe Biden by attempting to make an example of InfoWars host Owen Shroyer.

Shroyer was released hours after he turned himself in on Monday morning, after learning the FBI issued a warrant for his arrest on Friday.

“They held me for a couple of hours. I got in front of a judge and was able to negotiate the terms of my release. I have very strict conditions on that release” Shroyer said on a Monday broadcast of The War Room. “I am going to abide by them. As far as any details go, I am going to say I am not going to talk about it. You’ll have to address any questions or concerns to my attorney. I have a big legal fight ahead of me.”

Shroyer’s crime? Attending Donald Trump’s speech alongside thousands of Americans and then walking around Capitol Hill.

In a complaint filed last Thursday, the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force charges Shroyer with two federal crimes in connection with the Jan. 6 riot: illegally entering a restricted area on Capitol grounds and disorderly conduct.  The disorderly conduct charges stem from the InfoWars host marching to the Capitol, standing in a restricted area outside the building and shouting, “They stole the election, we know they stole it, and we aren’t going to accept it!”

Shroyer was previously barred from demonstrating on Capitol grounds in 2019 after accusing Democrat Rep. Jerry Nadler of “treason” during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the second impeachment of Trump.

As the federal government attempts to bankrupt patriots with exorbitant lawsuits, conservatives are no longer welcome on the primary platforms used crowdfund. Shroyer launched a legal fund on GoFundMe over the weekend, but shortly after it amassed approximately $23,000 in donations, the anti-freedom platform suspended his account.

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The InfoWars host maintains he is innocent, never had intentions for any violence and contends his crew sought to quell civil unrest during civil unrest on January 6.

“I am going to have to mount this defense and your support at DefendOwen.Com is going to be key. I am an innocent man. I am a God-loving man. I am a good man and I never went there to do any of the things that they’re claiming,” Shroyer explained during a Saturday broadcast. “It is widely believed that this is nothing short of total political persecution that is now happening in this country on a mass scale.

“It’s obvious I am innocent. I had no intent. The timing of it doesn’t even make sense. I never went into the building. We were never restricted anywhere as far as our walking is concerned,” Capitol Police never tried to stop us. There were never any barricades we had to get over. And we, again, tried to coordinate with Capitol Police saying, ‘Hey Alex Jones can try to stop this.”

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Bodycam footage of an InfoWars crew member’s encounters with Capitol Hill Police confirms Shroyer’s account.

“You’ll notice you don’t see or hear from me much around the Capitol because I am just there as a journalist covering it. When I am down the street doing a promo video talking about 1776 or doing a report, I am there as a journalist,” Shroyer said. “Is journalism illegal? I don’t think so. There was never any intent to disrupt anything. There was never any plan or coordination. There was never any desire for violence. In fact, it was all the exact opposite. We were there because we wanted the congressional process to go on. We were there because we wanted to have a peaceful demonstration that we thought could change America for the better.”


Walking alongside Shroyer and detail security, Alex Jones is heard in the raw footage warning the crowd through a bullhorn to refrain from engaging in confrontations with the police.

“We are not the communist BLM. We are patriots. We’re peaceful. And we’re here because we love America and we love each other and we love the truth,” Jones declared. “We need to not have a confrontation with the police. They’re going to make that the story. Now, we will march to the other side where we have a stage, where we can speak and occupy peacefully. Tell everybody behind you, march to the other side. You guys are great. But the police and provocateurs have caused a problem and the police are throwing flash grenades.”

More than 600 Americans are languishing in jail for protesting in DC on January 6.  Many stepped in the People’s House for just minutes and didn’t raise a fist, yet endure solitary confinement as the government destroys their lives and tears their families apart.

Clearly, Joe Biden, his Justice Department, and the news media don’t care how many lives they destroy in this process.

“This is a real pivotal moment, I believe, for America,” Shroyer said. “You want to talk about collusion, you want to talk about intent— what was the conclusion and intent on January 6? What was the federal government’s involvement with that? What about the media and them building up the hype? Maybe, if I was in DC of June of 2020 attacking police officers, burning buildings – if I was doing that then they wouldn’t be interested in me, that would be okay.”

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