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Sun Jan 16, 2022, 04:16 AM

Trump's 'Crimes Flow Through' Oath Keepers' Sedition Indictment: Former Prosecutor


Former U.S. Army prosecutor Glenn Kirschner said that former President Donald Trump's "crimes flow through" the seditious conspiracy indictment against members of the far-right Oath Keepers group due to their involvement with the January 6, 2021 attack against the U.S. Capitol.

The indictment against the Oath Keepers' leader Stewart Rhodes, a former Army paratrooper and graduate of Yale Law School, as well 10 other members of the organization was unsealed this week. Rhodes was arrested on Thursday and made his first appearance before a judge in Texas on Friday. The 11 members of the far-right group were indicted for "seditious conspiracy," the first such charge against anyone involved with the violent assault against the Capitol last year.

In a video uploaded to Twitter on Saturday, Kirschner—who now works as a legal analyst for MSNBC—contended that the indictment connected the Oath Keepers' actions directly to Trump.

"Let's talk about how Donald Trump's conduct and crimes flow through all 48 pages of this criminal indictment," Kirschner said at the outset of the short video clip. "Why did the defendants pick January 6 to attack the Capitol?" he asked, before reading a tweet posted by Trump ahead of that date. "'Big protest on D.C. on January 6th. Be there, will be wild,'" the attorney said, reading an excerpt of the former president's post.


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Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:08 AM

1. Someone Else Will Alway Take The Fall For TFG

You'd think people advocating for this piece of ---- would realize they are the ones who will be punished for their crimes. Meanwhile the person cheering them on and benefiting from their actions gets to spend the rest of his life making speeches and eating 2 scoops of chocolate ice cream after every meal at his gilded resorts while they rot away with mounting legal bills and the prospect of eating cheese sandwiches and hanging out with other folks in a 4' by 9' room for an extended period of time. The cheering antivaxxers kind of get the same treatment while their vaxxed/boosted faux news cheerleaders get to count their $.

Whenever I feel defeated by these folks shenanigans, I think about all the pain they put themselves through just to "own" me. Helps me deal with the craziness of the situation.

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Sun Jan 16, 2022, 12:44 PM

2. Not clear. Is Stewart Rhodes a graduate of Yale Law school?

On checking.... yes he is.

So is G.W. Bush.

Maybe time to revisit the accrediting process as it pertains to Yale Law.

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