Henry “Enrique” Tario, a longtime former leader of the far-right Proud Boys, and four senior allies He was accused of plotting the riot Was. They are accused of trying to prevent the presidential election results from being certified, according to a federal grand jury charge released Monday by the judiciary.
It expands on the original federal charges against Tario, Joseph Pix, Ethan Nordian, Zachary Rehl and Dominic Bezola in connection with the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. It is the deadliest indictment to date of a deadly attack in Washington in support of Donald Trump. According to the Bloomberg Agency, an attack on the Capitol is tantamount to an “attack on the country” – punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Defendants have also been charged with conspiracy to obstruct the election of a new US president, obstruction of security forces and destruction of government property.
Other Broad Boys members have been charged before. After the Oath Keepers and their founder Stewart Rhodes, the Broad Boys are the second far-right group facing this rare accusation. Writes Washington Post. Tario was already in one last year Sentenced to imprisonment.
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