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Report: Names of hundreds of high-ranking law enforcement and elected officials documented in leaked Oath Keepers list
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Report: Names of hundreds of high-ranking law enforcement and elected officials documented in leaked Oath Keepers list

A report released on Wednesday revealed hundreds of names of high-ranking law enforcement officers, military service members and elected officials in leaked membership documentation belonging to Oath Keepers, a far-right extremist group. The Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism sifted through more than 38,000 names on the leaked document and identified more than 370 people it purported to currently work in public safety and justice. The organization also identified more than 80 people who either ran for office or already served by early early August. Oath Keepers have been accused of playing a role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the capitol, and the leaked list raises new concerns about extremists who are potentially embedded in law enforcement and government institutions. More ...
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Black election worker gives frightening testimony to Jan. 6 committee about racist attacks by Trump supporters

A Black woman who was a poll worker from Atlanta, gave harrowing testimony about the fear from violent threats she endured and racist attacks aimed at her during the Jan. 6 insurrection committee hearing. In a prerecorded testimony, the woman on Tuesday told lawmakers investigating the insurrection that she didn’t feel safe anywhere after former President Trump identified her multiple times during a conference call with the Georgia Secretary of State. Trump, supported by Guilliani, made false claims at the woman and her daughter, who was also a poll workers. Trump called the woman a “professional vote scammer and hustler.” The woman had to escape from her own home after the FBI advised her to leave for her safety. The woman was one of several people who testified to the committee on T...