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Oath Keepers Leader Arrested In Texas, Charged With Seditious Conspiracy Over Role In Jan. 6 Attack

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Stewart Rhode arrested

Stewart Rhode, a leader of the far-right Oath Keepers organization, has been arrested by federal agents on charges of seditious conspiracy, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

Citing people familiar with the matter said, The Post reported that Rhodes — founder and leader of the extremist group Oath Keepers, whose members are accused of being key players in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress — has been “indicted and arrested.”

“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, these people said, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation,” the newspaper added.

Rhodes was arrested in Texas, according to the report.

Read it on The Washington Post.