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Man linked to Oath Keepers militia pleads not guilty to U.S. Capitol riot charge

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By Mark Hosenball (Reuters) – An 18th person with links to the far right Oath Keepers militia accused of taking part in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot has been added to an indictment and pleaded not guilty on Friday. Brian Ulrich, 43, of Guyton, Georgia, who was arrested on Aug. 9, faces three riot charges, including conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding. On Jan. 6, supporters of then-President Donald Trump sought to block Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory and stormed the building. At a brief hearing before U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, defense lawyer Attilo …

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