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Prosecutor: Oath Keepers saw Jan. 6 as 'first battle' in war


December 11, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Oath Keepers charged with plotting to stop the transfer of presidential power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden accepted an "invitation to sedition" issued by the far-right extremist group's founder, a federal prosecutor said Monday at the start of a second trial for group leaders and members.

Jurors heard opening statements two weeks after a different jury convicted Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and Florida chapter leader Kelly Meggs of seditious conspiracy and other charges stemming from a mob's attack on the U.S, Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Rhodes is jailed await...

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