BREAKING: Court unseals indictment against alleged "3%-ers" from California in Jan. 6 conspiracy

Group is accused of advocating "violence against against certain groups .. that supported the 2020 presidential election results"

Feds say one had knife and stun baton in Capitol
Feds allege the group brought "personal protective gear", coordinated travel and had plans to go to the Capitol even before Donald Trump's speech on Jan 6
One of the accused Insurrectionists allegedly carried knife into Capitol & urged on mob saying "Move forward, Americans"... then warned police, "Last chance boys"

Another is accused of stating, "The people have taken back their house"
Feds allege some members of the California conspiracy on Jan 6 made references to 1776 and bragged "WE STORMED THE CAPITOL!"
Among those charged: Alan Hostetter, whom the feds say is the founder of the American Phoenix Project, which opposed COVID-19 restrictions and challenged the 2020 election
Hostetter ==>
Feds allege Hostetter said this at December rally: "There must be justice. President Trump must be Inaugurated on January 20th. And he must be allowed to finish this historic job of cleaning out the corruption in the cesspool known as Washington"
These allegations of preparations and planning come VERY EARLY on the timeline ... compared to other defendants, even others charged w/ conspiracy
** And this.. **

Feds say the alleged California group of Jan 6 defendants planned to drive, not fly to DC because of luggage "weight"

Concerned about all the "radios.. bear spray, knives, flags, plates, goggles, helmets"

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12 Jun
Judge orders Jan 6 defendant Ryan Samsel transferred to state prison in Pennsylvania, where he history of convictions for abusing & knocking women unconscious

Samsel is accused of toppling barricade & knocking Capitol officer (woman) unconscious Jan 6

There's more

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Samsel alleges he was violently beaten while being held in the DC jail and sought transfer to Pennsylvania

There are 39 defendants from Jan 6 in DC jail. But Samsel is trading one lockup for another

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Pennsylvania Parole Board had lodged a detainer against Samsel. Per court "the defendant would remain incarcerated pursuant to the Pennsylvania detainer until at least April 24, 2022." (which allows time to dispose of Jan 6 case)

But look at what judge said (more thread) ==>
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11 Jun
Headline of the hour. Feds are expanding accusations against accused OathKeepers, alleging Jan 5 trip to Capitol to take photos and do reconnaissance ahead of Insurrection. And they allege one (Jason Dolan) has firearms hidden. They want Dolan jailed til trial
At this point, Feds have alleged two of the OathKeepers are suspected of being at Capitol taking pictures on Jan 5. Both from Florida. No mention if any others were involved or not
Feds allege Dolan and another accused OathKeeper deleted signal communications with each other. Feds say those messages are irretrievable
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11 Jun
NOW: Judge begins hearing for Jason Dolan to determine if the accused OathKeeper should be held in jail til trial in Jan 6 case. Dolan is accused of being part of “military stack” that breached the police line and entry ImageImage
Dolan has been arraigned. And entered plea of not guilty. Now arguments about whether to hold Dolan In jail
Prosecutors say Dolan is “danger to community”. They say he deposited “multiple high powered long guns” at hotel in Virginia for second wave “quick reaction force” on Jan 6.
Read 6 tweets
10 Jun
ALERT: Feds have offered plea deal to former Trump State Dept appointee Federico Klein in January 6th case
Plea offer has not been accepted yet.
Klein's defense attorney says plea offer is NOT REASONABLE

Defense attorney says offer was received late Tuesday evening. "We will be reasonable in our negotiations"
Read 4 tweets
9 Jun
Big hearing at 11am. Accused Proud Boy & Jan 6 conspirator Charles Donohoe argues for release from jail

Donohoe will argue he's an Eagle Scout, a former Marine, former military contractor & father of 5 year old son

Feds want him held... check out their argument (thread) ==>
Justice Dept says Charles Donohoe "commands influence over a group with a demonstrated desire for violent confrontation, even home detention does little to protect the community"

There's more...
Justice Dept argues Donohoe not only plotted ahead of Jan 6, but was part of front wave that breached the police line... and they say he bragged about

Per feds, Donohoe it made him "feel like a complete warrior" ... "We took it over unarmed"
Read 6 tweets
8 Jun
NEW: Rep Eric Swalwell's private eye tells court how he served papers on Rep Mo Brooks (R-AL) in civil suit over alleged incitement of Insurrection

Federal court judge refused to allow US Marshals to serve papers.. citing separation of powers

So a P.I. did June 6
Court filing says investigator went to Brooks house and tried the door bell first......
Then.. he says he saw Brooks wife arrive and pull in the driveway .. and saw parking garage door open
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