oath keepers

The verdict is the second major trial involving far-right extremists accused of plotting to forcibly keep then-President Donald Trump in power.
HuffPost Senior Editor Andy Campbell explains why despite hundreds of prosecutions & arrests, after two years the spirit of the January 6th, 2021 Capitol riot is still very much alive.
Rhodes numbered among five defendants in the monumental trial surrounding the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021.
Democracy will fall if violence can be used to change the outcome of an election, warned prosecutor at trial of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes.
Jessica Watkins took the stand in a surprise move this week.
Military veteran Jessica Watkins is on trial with four other Oath Keepers for seditious conspiracy.
The leader of the far-right group said anyone who breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 wasn't following his orders. Prosecutors say he egged them on.
Elmer Stewart Rhodes attempted to soften the group's violent image.
Notably, jurors did not hear from three members of the anti-government group who cooperated with investigators and pleaded guilty.
Stewart Rhodes allegedly tried to covertly pass along the message several days after the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.