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Lawyer Ducking Out So Ex Proud Boys Head Enrique Tarrio Can Defend Himself

The lawyer for Enrique Tarrio, former leader of the violent Proud Boys organization, asked a federal judge Thursday for permission to withdraw from three cases against his client regarding last year’s insurrection.

Tarrio plans to represent himself in at least one of the case, attorney J. Daniel Hull noted in the motion filed in the US District Court in Washington, DC

“J. Daniel Hull respectfully moves the Court for permission to withdraw his appearance in this and two related cases,” wrote the attorney, referring first to a civil suit against Enrique Tarrio.

Tarrio has also been accused in two criminal cases, including one charging him with sad conspiracy.

“Mr. Hull is authorized by Mr. Tarrio to represent that Tarrio consents to the withdrawal and that he will proceed in this case [the civil action] pro se,” representing himself, the motion for withdrawal states.

Hull noted, however, that the logistics of getting written consent from Tarrio has been difficult given Tarrio’s “unexpected arrest in mid-March,” his criminal indictment, his pre-trial detention and “his movements between several jails on the Eastern seaboard.”

The judge rejected Hull’s motion Friday because of the lack of Tarrio’s signed consent.

“Although the court understands counsel’s difficulty in communicating with Mr. Tarrio, there is no exception to [the] … requirement to notify the client of the motion to withdraw,” US District Court Judge Amit Mehta wrote.

The Justice Department has indicted several leaders of the Proud Boys — which has been declared a terrorist organization in Canada — and others as key planners of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.

The day before the storming of the Capitol, Tarrio met in a parking garage in Washington, DC, with Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodeswho has also been charged with a sad conspiracy,

Tarrio had been ordered

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Kellye SoRelle, alleged Jan. 6 participant and Oath Keepers attorney, charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice

A Texas attorney has been charged for her alleged role in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol. Kellye SoRelle, 43, is accused of witness tampering and conspiracy, according to an indictment obtained by CBS News.

SoRelle, who confirmed earlier this year to CBS News that she acted as president of the Oath Keepers after the arrest of founder Stewart Rhodeswas arrested Thursday morning after a US attorney signed issued an indictment against her Wednesday.

The New York Times was first to report on the indictment.

According to the indictment, between December 2020 and January 2021, SoRelle attempted to “corruptly obstruct, influence, and impede” Congress from certifying the 2020 election and “did aid and abet others known and unknown to the Grand Jury to do the same.” SoRelle, according to the charging documents, planned to impede the peaceful transfer of power.

She is accused of unlawfully entering the US Capitol complex on Jan. 6, as well as tampering with documents when she allegedly tried to persuade people to “withhold records, documents and other objects” from the Grand Jury tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 riots.

SoRelle also sought to “alter, destroy, mutilate, and conceal objects with intent to impair the objects’ integrity and availability for use in such a Grand Jury investigation,” the charging documents said.

According to an individual familiar with the matter, SoRelle was present in a Washington, DC, parking garage where Rhodes and Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio met just a day before the attack. A documentary film crew captured the meeting and the footage was featured in one of the House January 6 Committee’s hearings earlier this year. Tarrio has also been charged with a sad conspiracy and pleaded not guilty.

She will make her initial appearance sometime after 11 am CT in

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