Local GOP Backs Alleged Oath Keeper For NJ Assembly

Gothamist reports:

On January 6th, Edward Durfee donned a radio earpiece and an “Oath Keepers New Jersey” cap as he worked a security detail outside the U.S. Capitol for the far-right Oath Keepers, whose members are now fingered by the feds for conspiring to violently stop the Electoral College vote count that would certify Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election.

Three months later, Durfee filed paperwork to be the Republican candidate for the state Assembly back home in New Jersey—and he was backed by the Bergen County Republican Organization, the official GOP chapter in the state’s most populous county.

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