The Oath Keepers’ Capitol riot trial, explained


              FILE - Thomas Caldwell of Berryville, Va., a defendant charged with seditious conspiracy in one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, arrives at the federal courthouse, Sept. 28, 2022, in Washington. Federal prosecutors are preparing to lay out their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers’ extremist group and four associates. They are charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack. Opening statements are expected Monday.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
            
              FILE - Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, June 25, 2017. Federal prosecutors are preparing to lay out their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers’ extremist group and four associates. They are charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack. Opening statements are expected Monday in Washington’s federal court in the trial of Stewart Rhodes and others charged with seditious conspiracy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
            
              FILE - Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers, center, speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, June 25, 2017.  Federal prosecutors are preparing to lay out their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers’ extremist group and four associates. They are charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol attack. Opening statements are expected Monday in Washington’s federal court in the trial of Stewart Rhodes and others charged with seditious conspiracy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
            
              FILE - Edward Tarpley, the attorney of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, arrives at the federal courthouse in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Federal prosecutors on Monday, Oct. 3, will lay out their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers' extremist group and four associates charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol attack. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
            
              FILE - Members of the Oath Keepers stand on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. Federal prosecutors on Monday, Oct. 3, will lay out their case against the founder of the Oath Keepers' extremist group and four associates charged in the most serious case to reach trial yet in the Jan. 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol attack. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
The Oath Keepers’ Capitol riot trial, explained