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>>17356>The Hill has reached out to FBI for comment. >Police arrested Caldwell — an alleged leader of the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia group — on Jan. 19 and he is currently facing four federal charges, including conspiracy to commit an offense and obstruction of an official proceeding at the Capitol. It's the first conspiracy charge filed in connection with the riot.>The FBI accused Caldwell of helping organize a group of people who were seen in video footage wearing military gear and “aggressively approaching the Capitol.”>The bureau also said that he sent a Facebook post from inside the Capitol, which read in part, “Us storming the castle. Please share. Sharon was right with me! I am such an instigator! She was ready for it man! Didn’t even mind the tear gas.”>Caldwell has denied being a member of the Oath Keepers.
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