Oath Keepers Founder Convicted Of Seditious Conspiracy Over Capitol Riot

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At a glance

  • “As this case shows, breaking the law in an attempt to undermine the functioning of American democracy will not be tolerated,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement.
  • “The FBI will always uphold the rights of all citizens who peacefully engage in First Amendment protected activities, but we and our partners will continue to hold accountable those who engaged in illegal acts regarding the January 6, 2021, siege on the U.S. Capitol.”
  • Rhodes and Meggs’ cases are among over 900 that the Justice Department has brought against people accused of crimes related to the January 6 riot. Wray’s FBI has led the investigation into the hundreds of defendants.

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