Oath Keepers Founder Denied Bail

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The Facts

  • Stewart Rhodes, founder of the far-right Oath Keepers, has been denied bail after being deemed a flight risk.

  • Rhodes and 10 other members of the Oath Keepers were charged with seditious conspiracy earlier this month for their role in the Capitol riots.

The Spin

Democratic narrative

The charges help paint a larger picture of the Stop the Steal conspiracy, implicating Roger Stone, who is a linchpin of the Trump Organization.

Pro-Trump narrative

It's absurd to call Jan. 6 a "seditious conspiracy" by unarmed citizens who largely committed no acts of violence. The Democrats are the anti-Americans, targeting patriotic citizens as "domestic terrorists."

Go Deeper

Establishment split



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