Justice Department Says Oath Keepers Can’t Blame Trump for Capitol Breach on Jan. 6

The Department of Justice (DOJ) argued that the founder of the Oath Keepers group who allegedly entered the Capitol building on Jan. 6 can’t blame former President Donald Trump for criminal acts during the breach, according to a recent filing.
“President Trump did not have the authority to permit or authorize a conspiracy to forcibly oppose the authority of the government or the execution of the laws of the United States, nor could he have lawfully sanctioned the attack on the United States Capitol on Jan. 6 or any of the other criminal conduct allegedly perpetrated by defendants,” federal government prosecutors wrote in their filing submitted July 29 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia….

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