The organizer of Saturday's rally in support of defendants charged in the Capitol riot has told demonstrators not to wear Trump-themed gear amid warnings the protest could turn violent.
Video and photographs of rioters in MAGA themed red hats carrying Donald Trump banners have been a staple of coverage of the fall-out from the January 6 violence.
The 'Justice for J6' rally, which is planned for September 18, aims to support the individuals charged in the Capitol riot and demand justice for Ashli Babbitt, who was fatally shot during the riot.
Matt Braynard, a former Trump campaign staffer, told DailyMail.com he was also asking participants not to wear Biden-themed merchandise.
'This rally is about protesting the treatment of these political prisoners. That has nothing to do with any candidate, nothing to do with the election,' he said.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'It's not a pro-Trump rally, an anti-Trump rally.
'It's not a pro or anti-Biden rally.
'It's not political in that way and we don't anything to distract from that.'
'Justice for J6' rally organizer Matt Braynard (l) has told attendees not to wear Trump gear or to bring any political signs in order not to distract from their main message of support for the people arrested after the violence on January 6
Images from Jan. 6 show rioters wearing MAGA hats and waving Trump flags as they stormed the U.S. Capitol. The events of that triggered President Trump's second impeachment
Braynard warned anyone wearing political gear would be treated as 'infiltrators'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Guidance to attendees urged them not to bring 'political' paraphernalia and instead to wear red, white and blue. Troublemakers risk being videoed
Instead, guidance issued to attendees urged them to wear red, white and blue, and to be respectful to law enforcement agencies.
In a tweet, Braynard also said anyone ignoring the instruction would be assumed to be an infiltrator, videoed and 'made famous.'
He said he had