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‘Time for me to lawyer up’: Alt-right leader Richard Spencer begs for money to pay his legal bills

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White Nationalist Richard Spencer is begging for money to hire an attorney as his legal and financial woes continue to grow.

Spencer is asking for $25,000 to defend himself in a federal lawsuit over the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Right Wing Watch reported.

“I am under attack and I need your help,” Spencer said in a public appeal. “Some of the biggest and baddest law firms in the United States are suing me, along with some other prominent figures, in civil court.”

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Spencer recently had a falling out with his longtime lawyer, Kyle Bristow.

“This case is a conspiracy theory in the truest sense of that term,” he argued. “This is a mockery of justice.”

“Put simply, they want to shut me — and all of us — down,” Spencer claimed.

He argued the goal of the lawsuit is to “take down the alt-right’s most prominent spokesman, that is me.”

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“It is now time for me to lawyer up,” he said in a public YouTube video.

Spencer, who has been banned from 26 countries, has been punched on the street for his views.

In October, three men were arrested for attempted homicide following a Spencer speech in Gainsville, Florida. Spencer’s National Policy Institute bounced a $10,564 check to the University of Florida to rent the auditorium for his speech.

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