Julie Fancelli’s Jan. 6 largesse benefited Charlie Kirk’s groups to the tune of $1.25 million, with additional sums going to Alex Jones, Roger Stone and Kimberly Guilfoyle, who tried to deny it.
December 23, 2022

The Washington Post put together the details of Publix heiress Fancelli's January 6 generosity from the transcript of her deposition to the January 6th committee.

Text messages cited by the committee show Wren praised Kirk to Fancelli, saying he was successfully mobilizing people for the protest. “Charlie Kirk is my hero,” she wrote.

After initially directing $1 million to Kirk’s groups — $250,000 to Turning Point USA and $750,000 to its political arm, Turning Point Action — Fancelli urgently instructed her assistant on Jan. 4, 2021, to send him more money.

“I need you to send $250,000 to Charlie Kirk ASAP,” she wrote, according to an email presented to her by a committee investigator.

She added, “It is for busing in more people.”

As it turned out, Kirk’s groups sent only about 5-7 buses. It’s not clear what Kirk did with the rest of the money but the Post notes that messages show he said that $1.25 million would allow his groups to deploy social media influencers, produce video content and “mobilize students to fight against voter fraud.”

But we do know Kirk spent $60,000 to pay Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.’s fiancée, for her brief remarks at the rally – which she seems to have lied about requesting.

More from The Post:

Communications cited in Fancelli’s interview indicate that Guilfoyle later became concerned about her perceived role in rally organizing. A committee investigator presented a message from Fancelli in which the Publix heiress alerted staffers in October 2021 that Guilfoyle had called her and asked her to “release a statement that she didn’t ask for funds for Jan. 6, which isn’t true!”

Alex Jones apparently got $200,000 from fan Fancelli and Roger Stone got funds for a private jet to Washington, D.C., on January 5, 2021.

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