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Crew of Far-Right Militia Honchos Slapped with Jan. 6 Subpoenas

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Right-wing militias and their leaders are the latest target of the special congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, which issued subpoenas on Tuesday to ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes.

In addition to issuing subpoenas to Tarrio and Rhodes and their associated groups, the Jan. 6 House committee also requested to hear from the 1st Amendment Praetorian. The leader of the lower-level, far-right faction, Robert Patrick Lewis, has ties to disgraced ex-Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn.

The subpoenas demand documents from all of the groups and their current or former leaders by Dec. 7, and depositions a week later.

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