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‘Our best face’: How Trump-backing Jan. 6 ‘marshals’ ditched their pink vests and staged an insurrection

Former President Donald Trump’s tweet on Dec. 19, 2020 — it summoned his supporters to “be there” for Congress’ Jan. 6 certification of the electoral vote and promised that it would be “wild” — electrified far-right militants.

One person who answered the call was Joseph Pavlik, a 65-year-old retired firefighter from Chicago.

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‘Our best face’: Jan. 6 rally organizers coordinated with White House and militant Trump backers

As the Women for America First bus tour wound across the country as Donald Trump refused to concede the 2020 election, chairperson Amy Kremer oversaw the operation from the road, while her daughter, Kylie Jane Kremer, worked from Washington, D.C.

Soon, the culmination of their effort to keep the president in power would be afoot: a massive rally scheduled for Jan. 6 at the Ellipse, just south of the White House. Trump himself would be the guest of greatest honor.

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‘Our best face’: How ‘peaceful’ MAGA leader Amy Kremer cultivated ties to a violent Three Percenter group

On Jan. 6, 2021, just south of the White House, Amy Kremer stood atop the stage where President Donald Trump would soon address his followers. She gazed over what she created — and what a sight it was.

Kremer and her daughter, Kylie Jane Kremer, were about to host the sitting president of the United States as he amassed his faithful in Washington, D.C., in an attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election’s results. Their organization, Women for America First, was the one and only group that possessed the official permit to stage Trump’s “Save America” rally.

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Text messages reveal Oath Keepers sought 'alliance' with other far-right groups ahead of Jan. 6

Prosecutors presented text messages showing the Oath Keepers seeking to create an "alliance" with Proud Boys and Three Percenters as the far-right militant groups planned for Jan. 6.

The evidence was presented in the trial of five Oath Keepers charged with seditious conspiracy.

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Feds arrest members of militia allegedly run by former House GOP candidate in Jan. 6-related case

Five members of a militia that is allegedly run by a former Republican candidate for the House of Representatives have been arrested and charged for actions they took on January 6, 2021.

NBC News reports that members of the so-called "B Squad" militia have been charged with Jan. 6-related crimes, including felony counts of civil disorder.

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New details suggest senior Trump aides knew Jan. 6 rally could get chaotic

On Dec. 19, President Donald Trump blasted out a tweet to his 88 million followers, inviting supporters to Washington for a “wild" protest.

Earlier that week, one of his senior advisers had released a 36-page report alleging significant evidence of election fraud that could reverse Joe Biden's victory. “A great report," Trump wrote. “Statistically impossible to have lost the 2020 Election. Big protest in D.C. on January 6th. Be there, will be wild!"

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