Oath Keepers leader earns conspiracy charge, one of four members of that group arrested so far

 Oath Keepers leader earns conspiracy charge, one of four members of that group arrested so far

Caldwell wasn’t the only member of Oath Keepers—which tends to recruit from police and military ranks—who went through the door of the Capitol. Propublica put together a stream of videos that were posted to the live-dead-live-again-thanks-to-Russia social media platform, Parler, In that video, several members of the group can be seen bragging about their entry into the Capitol. 

Some of those members—Jessica Watkins, Jon Schaffer, and Donovan Crowl—have now been arrested on charges that include violent entry, disorderly conduct, disrupting government proceedings, and engaging in a violent act against a person. Watkins, Shaffer, and Crowl are also members of the “Ohio State Regular Militia.” 

In addition to the Oath Keepers, members of “Three Percent” groups were known to be involved in the insurgency, along with Boogaloo Boys, and other white supremacist groups. The arrest of members of this groups may be taking longer expressly because they involve investigating conspiracy and sharing of information and plans among a large group.

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