“Fuck the voting, let’s get right to the violence,” he’s heard saying in footage obtained by CNN from filmmakers Christoffer Guldbrandsen and Frederik Marbell. “Shoot to kill. See an antifa? Shoot to kill. Fuck ’em. Done with this bullshit.”
Clips from the documentary, “A Storm Foretold,” are expected to be featured during this week’s hearing by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol carried out by Trump supporters. The film is set for release later this year.
The Washington Post said Stone followed up his call to violence with an “only kidding.”
“We renounce violence completely,” he said. “We totally renounce violence. The left is the only ones who engage in violence.”
The filmmakers told CNN’s Don Lemon they found Stone’s backtracking insincere and said it was done with “more of a wink and a nod.”
Stone claimed to CNN that the footage had been “manipulated and selectively edited.”
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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.