Oath Keepers Seek Dismissal Of Conspiracy Charges Because Certifying Election Wasn’t “Official Proceeding”

Huntsville’s NBC News affiliate reports:

Capitol Riot suspects that are charged in a conspiracy case are seeking to dismiss some of the charges they face. That includes a suspected Oathkeeper from north Alabama named Joshua James.

James was indicted along with 15 others in an alleged conspiracy to interfere with the certification of the Electoral College following the 2020 Presidential election. Notably, one of the people indicted in this particular Capitol Riot case, Graydon Young, has already pleaded guilty and pledged to cooperate with prosecutors.

Joshua James and other defendants, are attempting to argue that the election certification doesn’t actually count as an “official proceeding.”

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