One of the founders of The Oath Keepers, a far-right paramilitary organization in North America, has become The first defendant who attacked the Capitol He was guilty on January 6. In this case, he was charged with two of the six charges: obstructing congressional meetings and armed incursions into restricted areas.
The case against 53-year-old Jon Ryan Scheffer (Jon Ryan Scheffer) is critical because he faces the two biggest convictions 10 and 20 years in prison This may be alleviated if you decide to testify against other attackers. Prosecutors are trying to gather evidence and testimony to prove that the attack on the Capitol was to some extent coordinated by groups such as “Proud Boys” or “Guardians of Oaths.”
In fact, the news portal political Amit Mehta, the magistrate responsible for the Scheffer case, said, protocol The defendant’s achievements should include cooperation with federal prosecutors.
another team member, Kenneth Harrelson (Kenneth Harrelson) participated in the discussion about the use of guns in the attack, in case the police decided to violently intervene in the rioters, and the organization had a relationship with the former president’s political adviser Roger Stone (Roger Stone). The connection between Stone) is also under investigation. Donald Trump and the participants in the “stop robbery” rally held a meeting a few hours before the attack, when the president was still urging his supporters to protest. The result of the election.
During the pro-Trump march in November, according to FBI documents, Schaefer threatened to “bleeding” As he worries, whether the United States has finally integrated into the “globalist communist system”.