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Stewart Rhodes found guilty in seditious conspiracy trial

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Since the Jan. 6 attack, we’ve seen hundreds of criminal suspects face a variety of charges. Stewart Rhodes’ sedition trial is qualitatively different.
In the nearly two years since the Jan. 6 attack, Americans have seen hundreds of criminal suspects face a variety of charges related to the assault on the Capitol. Some of the accused of have been convicted of felonies and begun lengthy prison sentences.
But as we’ve discussed, the seditious conspiracy trial is a qualitatively different kind of case. With this in mind, it’s dramatic to see a jury in Washington this afternoon find Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty. NBC News reported:
A federal jury in Washington found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Rhodes was on trial alongside Jessica Watkins, Kelly Meggs, Kenneth Harrelson and Thomas Caldwell; Caldwell was the only one of the five who was not detained while awaiting trial.
A federal jury in Washington found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Rhodes was on trial alongside Jessica Watkins, Kelly Meggs, Kenneth Harrelson and Thomas Caldwell; Caldwell was the only one of the five who was not detained while awaiting trial.
The breakdown of the charges and verdicts is a little complex, since not every defendant was facing an identical set of charges.

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