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The Capitol riot defendants are turning on each other and outing Proud Boys leadership

More than one defendant in January's Capitol riots has turned on the far-right Proud Boys, striking deals to help prosecutors build cases against its leaders. Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they push barric.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 8th, 2021

A Proud Boys member who allegedly pepper-sprayed police has been charged over his role in the Capitol riots

Following the riot, Worrell reportedly told an FBI agent the "Proud Boys were not a racist white supremacist group like the media tries.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 16th, 2021

The far-right Proud Boys were viewed as "bar-fight types" and their terrorist intent was ignored, a former Trump administration official said

Elizabeth Neumann, a former assistant secretary in the DHS, said the group had committed terrorist acts ahead of the Capitol riot but evaded scrutiny. A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage as .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2021

A judge dismissed claims by a Capitol riot suspect that he shouldn"t be held responsible because Trump put him up to it

Lawyers for William Chrestman, a Proud Boys member, argued that the group believed it had Trump's "official end.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 24th, 2021

A woman who was charged in connection to the Capitol riot bragged about being recruited by the Proud Boys

Felicia Konold claimed she was made a member of the Kansas City chapter of the famously misogynistic hate group, according to a court filing. Felicia Konold, left, is seen in vi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2021

The far-right Proud Boys group is splintering in the wake of its leader being outed as a longtime informant for the FBI

The group, which was involved in the riot at the US Capitol, is being consumed by division and paranoida as prosecutors investigate its members. Members of the Proud Boys join D.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 15th, 2021

Proud Boys may have deliberately planned the Capitol siege as revenge against law enforcement, FBI says

The Capitol riot was an escalation in tensions between the extremist group and police after a Proud Boy me.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 4th, 2021

Canadian lawmakers have voted to label the Proud Boys as a terrorist group

The group, which played a prominent role in the Capitol riot in Washington, DC, has been labeled a "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Members of the Proud Boy near B.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 26th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Prior to Capitol riot, Proud Boys took Trump’s words as call to action

On Jan. 3, three days before the attack on the Capitol, Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the far-right organization known as the Proud Boys, shared a cryptic post on the messaging app Telegram: “What if we invade it?”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2021

"Heavily Armed" Antifa Protestors Clash With Proud Boys At Oregon State Capitol 

"Heavily Armed" Antifa Protestors Clash With Proud Boys At Oregon State Capitol  Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) reported Sunday a small.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMar 29th, 2021

A former firefighter charged in the Capitol riot took a bus organized by Turning Point USA to DC, filing says

TPUSA founder Charlie Kirk has since-deleted tweets that promoted buses to DC as well as free hotel rooms in the Cap.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 3rd, 2021

Proud Boys deployed tactical measures in coordinated attack on the Capitol, court documents say

Members of the far-right group dressed "incognito," carried tactical radios, and split up on January 6, in order to avoid detection, new court documents say. In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2021

A Proud Boys leader acquired a lookalike"s passport to possibly flee the country following Capitol attack, court documents say

Ethan Nordean told law enforcement officers that the passport belonged to his wife's ex-boyfriend .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 2nd, 2021

Capitol Police tried to seal off tunnels during the insurrection. Members of the Proud Boys tried to block them.

In a newly-unsealed affidavit, US prosecutors a.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 12th, 2021

Top CEOs want Trump to be impeached after the deadly Capitol riot, according to a new survey by Yale

In a survey by Yale's Chief Executive Leadership Institute, all 40 CEOs who responded s.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 15th, 2021

2 men who posed with "murder the media" scrawled on a Capitol door say they were just there to report for their outlet, Murder the Media

The men - one of whom is a Proud Boys member - claim they went to the Capitol to rep.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

2 men who posed with "murder the media" scrawled on Capitol doors say they were just there to report for their outlet, Murder the Media

The men - one of whom is a Proud Boys member - claim they went to the Capitol to rep.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 14th, 2021

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Oregon State Capitol building, clashing with police officers

Protestors, many armed and affiliated with the Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer, attempted to break into the Oregon State Capitol building. REUTERS/Mathieu Lewis-Rolland In Salem, Oregon, arm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 22nd, 2020

Boehner said the Capitol riot was "one of the saddest days" of his life and he would rather set himself "on fire than run for office again"

"How can he keep saying something without providing any proof? And there wasn't any," John .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2021

Insurrectionists who posted social media footage of the Capitol riots are claiming to be journalists in their legal defenses, report says

Several defendants have cited their YouTube channels as proof that they attended the deadly insurrection in a reporting capacity. In this Ja.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2021

Capitol police officers were ordered to not use most aggressive crowd-control tactics against January 6 mob, watchdog report reveals

"Heavier, less-lethal weapons were not used that day because of orders from leadership," the inspector general wrote in the 104-page .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 13th, 2021