'Organizer' for Proud Boys, an extremist group with ties to white nationalism, charged in US Capitol riots. In court documents, federal prosecutors claimed that Joseph Biggs, 37, encouraged extremists to join the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots and that he unlawfully entered the Capitol himself through the destruction of federal property. Ref. USAToday.
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'You left us': Proud Boys leader Ethan Nordean slams Trump in expletive-laden message. Proud Boys leader Ethan Nordean lashed out at President Donald Trump, accusing him of misleading his supporters and then deserting them despite their unwavering loyalty. Source 7s.
No one will feel sorry for you and what you stand for. You got what you deserved from the man who pretty much used you to get some extra votes.
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House committee subpoenas leaders of the Proud Boys, Oath Keepers groups in Jan. 6 investigation. In 2018, the FBI categorized the Proud Boys as an extremist group with ties to white nationalism. The U.S. Department of Justice also alleged in March that the leader of the Oath Keepers was outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and helped coordinate members’ attack on the building. Source 5k.
Longtime Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio charged with conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack on US Capitol. FBI agents arrested Henry "Enrique" Tarrio, former national chairman of extremist group the Proud Boys, in a dawn raid Tuesday in Florida on conspiracy charges in relation to the Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021. Source 4c.
Four members of Proud Boys, group's former leader have been charged with seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 Capitol attack. The new charges build on an earlier conspiracy case against former Proud Boys national chairman Enrique Tarrio, 38; Ethan Nordean, 31; Joseph Biggs, 38; Zachary Rehl, 37; and Dominic Pezzola, 44. Source 4p.