A REPORTED Black Lives Matter agitator who was arrested over the Capitol riot "incites violence and sparked militia movement," his brother has claimed.
John Sullivan was arrested after a video revealed he shouted "it's our house" and "we got to get this s**t burned."
He claimed to only be inside the Capitol on January 6, when Trump supporters stormed the building, to document the riots, and posted videos to his YouTube and Twitter accounts.
However, his brother, James Sullivan debunked the claims in a Facebook post one day after the Capitol erupted in chaos.
"My brother is a person who defames people and incites violence and singlehandedly sparked the patriot militia movement in UT because he was that radical," he claimed.
"I spent an entire summer dismantling his narrative and working with different organizations to strategically remove him from his prominence.
"John has been struggling to find prominence ever since, working with a documentary to “change his image” causing me to join it to make sure the image of the patriot movement doesn’t get skewed, and now he’s being portrayed by the MSM as a journalist and reporter."
He then went on to slam his brother writing: "My brother is sick, truly sick."
James appears to be an avid Trump supporter, according to photos and posts on his Facebook page.
He also posted an image of his brother being detained, with the caption: "Yes, John, sit on that curb. Looks like your 30 seconds of fame are over again."
John claimed to be a video journalist, but after his arrest, he apparently admitted to the FBI that he does not have press credentials, according to an arrest affidavit.
He's now facing federal charges of civil disorder, entering a restricted building and violent entry or disorderly conduct.
He allegedly told rioters, "We gotta get this s**t burned," and "it's our house motherf***er" in a video he took inside the political hub.
He later tells rioters: "You guys are f**king savage. Let's go!" before dubbing, "This s**t is ours! F**k yeah. I can't believe this is reality."
Sullivan told Rolling Stone that he was attempting to "relate" to rioters, after entering the Capitol building through a broken window.
"I had to relate to these people, and build trust in the short amount of time I had there to get where I need to go," he said.
"To the front of the crowd to see the dynamic between the police and the protesters, because nobody wants to see the backs of people's heads from a far-off distance."
In an interview last week, Johnson told Fox News that he wanted to set the record straight that it was not Antifa who stormed the Capitol building, as some right wing outlets have suggested.
"There's this narrative going around right now that Antifa was the people there causing the riots, causing the tension, they were the only people breaking into the Capitol, and I wanted to be able to tell a part of history and show that that was anything but the case," Sullivan said.
Sullivan denies having any affiliation with Antifa, according to the outlet.
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