6 more Oath Keepers, associates convicted in far-right militia's 3rd Jan. 6 trial

Courthouse in D.C. where Oath Keepers tried
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Six people affiliated with the Oath Keepers militia group were convicted of federal crimes Monday for their roles in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. Four of the defendants — Sandra Parker, Laura Steele, Connie Meggs, and William Isaacs — were convicted of conspiracy to obstruct the work of Congress, a felony offense that could land them in prison for years.

The other two defendants, Bennie Parker and Michael Greene, were convicted of lesser charges, though the jury is still deliberating on one felony charge for each man. The jurors convicted the six Oath Keeper members or affiliates on 27 of 34 charges, returned five not guilty verdicts, and are deadlocked on the final two felony charges. This was "the third and final trial examining the role that members of the far-right group played in the attack," The New York Times reports, though four more Oath Keepers or close allies still face trial on related charges.

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