WASHINGTON, D.C. – Despite a lot of arguing, a federal judge is refusing to change the trial date of a group of Oath Keepers charged in the Capitol riot, which includes two people from Central Florida.
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Prosecutors claim Meggs was the Florida leader of the group and conspired with Harrelson and others to interfere with the certification of the presidential election.
In court Tuesday, a judge heard arguments from the attorneys representing all 11 defendants in the case.
Some looked to delay the trial, arguing the Jan. 6 Congressional Committee may taint a jury pool. Others argued there is too much evidence to process.
One attorney says his wife is having a baby near the trial date.
The judge rejected all of the arguments. Jury selection in that case begins Sept. 26.