That's news today because the FBI is investigating the Three Percenters for their connection to the January 6 Capitol riots. - Donald Trump's supporters stormed a session of Congress held today, January 6, to certify Joe Biden's election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup.
Dozens of current and former military personnel are being investigated for their role in the protest that devolved into insurrection, according to a spokeswoman for Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy.
Schaffer was wearing an Oath Keepers hat, which is a known right-wing militia.
He has been charged on five federal counts, including: knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building without lawful authority; disorderly conduct on Capitol Hill grounds; disrupting the orderly conduct of government business; parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building; and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
The FBI wrote that Caldwell is believed to have referenced the leader of the Oath Keepers, Elmer Stewart Rhodes, in a Facebook message to group members in the days before the riot. I feel like the police officers were ushering people into the Capitol.
A federal prosecutor told a judge presiding over Caldwell's initial court appearance on Tuesday it was "likely" additional charges could be filed as the investigation continues, including rioting and seditious conspiracy.
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Schaffer has previously attended Trump rallies and propagated conspiracy theories.
While Schaffer has not made any public comments, four of his Iced Earth bandmates, Luke Appleton, Stu Block, Brent Smedley and Jake Dreyer, earlier put out a statement on Facebook and Instagram condemning the insurrection.
Two other men from Colorado have been charged in connection with the riot.
"I always see all these MAGA rallies, so I said, 'Heck yeah, let's go, '" she said. They released a joint statement denouncing the riots and their bandmates' participation.
Agents said when they searched Watkins' home on Sunday, they found "directions for making explosives", according to court records.
"If you want to skewer me in the media and make me out to be a violent person because it fits your storyline, then you know, that is something that you're going to have to live with in your life", she told NBC News. "They're throwing grenades, they're shooting people with paintballs, but we're in here".