Oath Keepers Leaders, Other Accused Of Sedition For Jan. 6 Riots

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By alang.consultant New York (Knewz) — The leader of the Oath Keepers and others have been charged with sedition in connection to the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, federal prosecutors announced. The sedition charge is first for any of the 700 people charged for their alleged roles in the protest over the 2020 election. Elmer Steward Rhodes III and Edward Vallejo were charged for the first time for the events leading up and including the Jan. 6 event, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. The office announced the arrests on Jan. 13. Rhodes is the founder an…

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