Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes Was Convicted Of Seditious Conspiracy For His Role In The Jan. 6 Attack On The Capitol
Rhodes and another Oath Keeper are the first people since 1995 to be found guilty by a jury of the Civil War-era charge of seditious conspiracy.
A Leaked Oath Keepers Membership List Includes Elected Officials, Police Chiefs, And Military Members
The list, which contains 38,000 names, demonstrates how many in the far-right extremist group actually are in mainstream power.
William Todd Wilson was the first Oath Keeper to breach the Capitol building, prosecutors claim.
Brian Ulrich pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy and obstructing Congress.
Charles Donohoe said he was aware that Proud Boys leaders were considering “storming” the Capitol at least two days before the attack.
Defending the Republic, the nonprofit Powell founded after the 2020 election, has raised at least $15 million but has been quiet about where that money is going.
Joshua James is the sixth member of the militant group to strike a deal with prosecutors.
Stewart Rhodes, who was charged with seditious conspiracy last month, had challenged a prior ruling to keep him detained, claiming he was not a flight risk or a danger.
Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes Has Been Ordered To Stay In Jail Until Trial For Seditious Conspiracy
The extremist group leader has shown a “propensity towards violence,” a federal magistrate said in making the decision.
A trial in the sedition case is set for July. The prosecutor said they’re open to plea talks in the meantime.
The theory is based on texts citing the overthrow of Serbia’s government in 2000.
The case against Rhodes and 10 others is the first sedition case brought in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.
In a long-awaited ruling, Judge Amit Mehta says the 17 Oath Keepers will face trial on charges that they conspired to disrupt Congress.
The lawsuit from the DC attorney general’s office joins cases filed by members of Congress and police officers injured during the Jan. 6 attack.
A Congressional Subpoena Is The Latest In A Long Line Of Legal Entanglements For The Oath Keepers And Proud Boys
Members of the groups are already sitting in jail, staring down felony charges, and facing civil lawsuits.
The far-right group is sometimes associated with anti-government ideas, but on a local level, it has already made inroads in democratic institutions.
Hacked Oath Keepers Records Show Active Members Of Law Enforcement And The Military Tried To Join The Group After Jan. 6
The records from 2020 and 2021 also reveal a chaotic organization with hundreds of people demanding to cancel their memberships.
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.
BuzzFeed News has gained a rare look inside the controversial organization through financial documents and membership data.
Jon Schaffer, lead guitarist of the metal band Iced Earth, has flipped and will help prosecutors with the ongoing investigation.
The Oath Keepers Were Ready To “Ferry” A Stash Of Firearms To The Capitol On Jan. 6, Prosecutors Say
A judge ordered Kenneth Harrelson, indicted in the Oath Keepers conspiracy, to stay in jail after finding “strong evidence” that he posed a danger to the community.
Two Members Of The Oath Keepers Who Allegedly Rode A “Grand Theft” Golf Cart To The Capitol Riot Were Indicted
Two more members of the Oath Keepers were added to the government’s conspiracy case. Their conversations while riding to the riot are detailed in a new indictment.
Key leaders of his group had already been charged for their roles in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
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.
“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.
Prosecutors Say A Member Of The Oath Keepers Conspiracy Was "Awaiting Direction" From Trump Before The Capitol Attack
"If Trump asks me to come, I will," alleged Capitol insurrectionist Jessica Watkins wrote in a November text message, according to a new court filing.
Oath Keepers Members Were Charged With Conspiring To Storm The Capitol And Planning The Assault Days In Advance
Members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia group, used Facebook messages to plan their attack on the US Capitol days in advance, court documents show.