December 7, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Oath Keepers Founder Fires Defense Attorneys, Seeks Major Trial Delay

Oath Keepers founder Elmer Stewart Rhodes III has fired the Texas-based defense attorneys in his Jan. 6 seditious-conspiracy case, alleging they missed key court deadlines and failed to file necessary motions and subpoenas.
Edward Tarpley Jr. of Alexandria, Louisiana, Rhodes’ new attorney, filed an emergency motion in U.S. District Court in Washington to delay the Sept. 26 trial by at least 90 days.
Tarpley said he wants to slow down what he called a “fast track” that violates Rhodes’ constitutional rights to due process and a fair trial.
The attorney switch was part of a flurry of developments in the high-profile prosecution of the Oath Keepers….
Source: The Epoch Times