• An Oath Keepers leader arrested for participating in the Capitol riot said she met with Secret Service and was providing 'security' to legislators and other key figures

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jessica Marie Watkins and Donovan Ray Crowl , both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S. Capitol. Picture taken January 6, 2021.
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    Jessica Watkins of the far-right militia Oath Keepers said she was protecting legislators during the Capitol riot.
    In new court filings, lawyers say Watkins met with Secret Service agents.
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  • An Arkansas man stormed the Capitol waving the US flag and used its pole to beat a police officer, said a federal grand jury. He faces up to 40 years in prison

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Peter Francis Stager, 41, is filmed in front of the Capitol building in Washington DC, on January 6, 2021.
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    Peter Stager was among a group of Trump supporters who were dragging an officer down the Capitol stairs.
    A federal jury indicted Peter Stager of Conway, Arkansas on a total of seven charges.
    Stager is accused of using a dangerous or deadly weapon to "forcibly assault, resist, impose, impede, intimidate and interfere with an officer."
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