Founder of far-right Oath Keepers to face seditious conspiracy charges

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By Bruce Tomaso and Jan Wolfe PLANO, Texas (Reuters) -The founder and leader of the far-right Oath Keepers group, Stewart Rhodes, is due in a federal court in Plano, Texas, on Friday to face seditious conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Rhodes and 10 other associates or members of the group were accused by the Justice Department in an indictment unsealed on Thursday https://www.reuters.com/world/us/fbi-arrests-far-right-militia-group-oath-keepers-leader-jan-6-probe-nyt-2022-01-13 of plotting to storm the Capitol by force, in a failed …

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