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Texas GOP Features Oath Keeper Founder Stewart Rhodes at Anti-Immigrant Rally americasvoice.org/blog/texas-gop…
2015: Rep. Andy Biggs (AZ-05) attended event where Oath Keeper called for the hanging then Sen. McCain. Rep.Gosar also attended 2 local Oath Keeper meetings, with Gosar parroting the group’s language saying we were already in a civil war but “we haven’t started shooting yet.”
2018: Rep. Lauren Boebert (CO-03), recorded a video to promote an event organized by the Oath Keepers.
2020: Frank Pallotta ran a failed bid for the NJ-05 seat and had an Oath Keeper as one of his political advisors and vigorously defended the group when directly challenged on the matter.
2019: The Multnomah County GOP in Oregon sent out a fundraising letter in the summer of 2019 to their members soliciting donations to pay for “private security” from the Oath Keepers.
2016: in December 2016 Sen. Ted Cruz spoke to a crowd in D.C. in front of a large Oath Keeper’s flag and gave sympathetic comments to the armed occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, in which the Oath Keepers played a key part in.
April 2021 after the Insurrection: Cruz’s Texas GOP colleagues were at another anti-immigrant rally featuring the founder of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes.

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15 Jan
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I want to tell you a story about a conversation I had with my 15yo tonight. We were driving and talking about life. She said something to me I didn't realize and I think is important. !)
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BACKGROUND: Oath Keepers founder, associates exchanged 19 calls from start of Jan. 6 riot through breach, prosecutors allege washingtonpost.com/local/legal-is…
Rhodes forwarded a message around 2:15 p.m. by a person in charge of Oath Keepers security details — apparently Person 10 — to an encrypted Signal message group called “DC Ops 1” that included regional leaders from several states, including several charged riot participants.
Prosecutors have also alleged that Meggs and Rhodes spoke for 97 seconds about nine minutes before Meggs helped lead a file of Oath Keepers in helmets and camouflage gear to force entry into the building through broken rotunda doors on the east side around 2:41 p.m.
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The 56-year-old, who was at the Capitol that day but has said he did not enter the building, is the most high-profile person charged in the investigation so far. He and 10 others were charged with SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY
Rhodes was arrested Thursday, after a federal grand jury leveled new charges focusing on what prosecutors say is a core group of Oath Keepers adherents who allegedly planned for and participated in obstructing Congress on the day lawmakers certified Biden’s 2020 election victory.
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