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Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Nov. 29, 2022 21:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. A...

Today in History: November 22, JFK is assassinated

Nov. 22, 2022 00:09 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2022. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in...

Jan. 6 sedition trial of Oath Keepers founder goes to jury

Nov. 21, 2022 17:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, ready to smash through windows and beat police officers, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes extolled them as patriots and harkened back to the battle that kicked off the American Revolutionary War. ...

Feds: Oath Keepers sought 'violent overthrow' of government

Nov. 18, 2022 18:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For weeks leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates discussed using violence to overturn the results of the 2020 election, and when rioters started storming the Capitol they saw an opportunity to do it, a federal prosecutor told jurors...

Storming Capitol was 'really stupid,' Oath Keeper testifies

Nov. 16, 2022 16:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Ohio bar owner who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a military-style stack formation with fellow members of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group told jurors Wednesday that it was a “really stupid" decision, saying she got swept up in what seemed to be a "very...

Oath Keepers defendant downplays 'heavy weapons' message

Nov. 15, 2022 17:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A defendant charged alongside members of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol played down his message about ferrying “heavy weapons” across the Potomac River, calling it “creative writing" in testimony Tuesday. ...

Today in History: November 15, Sherman's "March to the Sea"

Nov. 15, 2022 00:03 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2022. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh (teh-KUM’-seh) Sherman...

Defense rests in Capitol riot trial of Oath Keepers leader

Nov. 09, 2022 17:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes rested their case Wednesday in his Capitol riot trial after a man described as the far-right extremist group's “operations leader” for Jan. 6, 2021, told jurors that he never heard anyone discussing plans to storm the building. ...

Oath Keepers leader: No plan to attack the Capitol on Jan. 6

Nov. 07, 2022 17:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes told jurors there was no plan for his band of extremists to attack the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as he tried Monday to clear his name in his seditious conspiracy trial. Taking the stand in his defense for a second day, Rhodes...