The Michigan kidnapping case is a major test for the Biden administration’s commitment to fighting domestic terrorism — and a crucible for the fierce ideological divisions pulling the country apart.
Defense attorneys said they will argue that the FBI “induced or persuaded” the defendants to go along with the violent scheme.
A Member Of The Oath Keepers Who Stormed The Capitol Has Pleaded Guilty To Conspiring To Block Certification Of The Election
Graydon Young, who will cooperate with prosecutors, said he was attempting to intimidate and coerce elected officials when he entered the Capitol with more than a dozen members of the Oath Keepers.
James Breheny of New Jersey is alleged to have been in contact with Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and to have invited him to a meeting of “multiple patriot groups” just before Jan. 6.
BuzzFeed News has gained a rare look inside the controversial organization through financial documents and membership data.
A new indictment by the Justice Department adds three charges to the case, including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction.
Jon Schaffer, lead guitarist of the metal band Iced Earth, has flipped and will help prosecutors with the ongoing investigation.
Prosecutors Are Nearing A Cooperation Deal With A Man Accused Of Using Bear Spray Against Capitol Police
Jon Schaffer, who wore an Oath Keepers hat on Jan. 6, has been doing “debrief” interviews and is a potential cooperator, according to a court filing that was mistakenly posted publicly.
The DC Circuit ruling was applied almost immediately to two defendants in the Oath Keepers conspiracy case who were granted bond.
The Estranged Wife Of The Leader Of The Oath Keepers Just Launched A GoFundMe To Pay For Her Divorce
Tasha Adams joins a growing group attempting to raise money off publicity surrounding the armed right-wing organization in the wake of the Capitol insurgency.
Kelly Meggs had a 97-second phone call with the Oath Keepers' founder, Stewart Rhodes, on the day of the Capitol insurrection, prosecutors said.
Roughly 800 people entered the Capitol on Jan. 6, but few were arrested on the spot.
Thomas Caldwell and eight members of the Oath Keepers are accused of conspiring in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
“Come to the South Side of the Capitol on steps,” Rhodes allegedly instructed on Jan. 6.
“Like a moth to the flame,” one former Oath Keeper said of founder Stewart Rhodes. “He flies in, throws up a PayPal, and then disappears.”
Prosecutors Suggested That The Oath Keepers Had A Special Force Ready With Weapons During The Capitol Insurrection
New details about Jan. 6 were discussed in court, as Oath Keepers member Jessica Watkins failed to convince a judge she should be released from federal custody.
Jessica Watkins, An Oath Keeper Charged In The DC Attack, Fears Harsh Treatment Because She Is Transgender
Her attorney argues in a new court motion that she is no threat and should be allowed to go home with a monitoring device.
An Oath Keeper Charged In The Capitol Riot Texted She "Wouldn't Worry" About The FBI A Week Before Her Arrest
A federal grand jury has added six new people to its indictment of the Oath Keepers in one of the Capitol insurrection cases.
A Man Charged With Planning The Capitol Riot Will Stay In Jail After A Judge Said He Is “A Grave Risk To The Community”
Thomas Caldwell, who allegedly conspired with the Oath Keepers, a far-right extremist group, to storm the Capitol and destroyed evidence afterward, must stay in jail pending trial.