Kellye SoRelle, an legal professional who volunteered for Attorneys for Trump throughout efforts to problem the 2020 election outcomes and says she’s normal counsel for the Oath Keepers, additionally faces obstruction of justice and obstruction of an official continuing fees.
The 43-year-old legal professional was arrested Thursday in Junction, Texas, following an indictment in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, a spokesperson for the US Lawyer’s Workplace in DC, Invoice Miller, advised CNN. Miller added that the Justice Division presently has no further feedback on the case.
She is scheduled to seem in an Austin, Texas, courtroom Thursday afternoon.
In Might, SoRelle advised CNN that she was cooperating with the Justice Division.
“I’ve completed interviews. I’ve completed all the pieces. I am serving to them,” SoRelle advised CNN about her cooperation, including that she additionally handed over telephones to investigators. SoRelle doesn’t characterize any Oath Keepers of their felony proceedings.
CNN has reached out to SoRelle for remark.
SoRelle was photographed with the chief of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, exterior of the Capitol on January 6. Rhodes, together with a number of different members of the militia, has been charged with seditious conspiracy and is about to go to trial on September 27.
The lawyer’s ties to the group have appeared in court docket filings as properly, together with in reference to a 2020 digital assembly every week after the presidential election. Within the assembly, in keeping with court docket information, Oath Keepers discuss touring to Washington, DC.