AP Sources: Intel Shows Extremists to Attend Capitol Rally on Sept. 18

Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally later at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection.

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FILE - In this March 4, 2021, file photo the Capitol dome is seen beyond a perimeter security fence at sunrise in Washington. Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally in September at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection, according to three people familiar with intelligence gathered by federal officials. As a result, U.S. Capitol Police have been discussing in recent weeks whether the large perimeter fence that was erected outside of the Capitol after January’s riot will need to be put back up, the people said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally later this month at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection, according to three people familiar with intelligence gathered by federal officials. As a result, U.S. Capitol Police have been discussing in recent weeks whether the large perimeter fence…

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