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Fri Oct 22, 2021, 02:21 PM

Utah Republican tried to start his own Oath Keepers chapter -- but 'nobody showed up'

A Utah Republican official tried to set up his own chapter of the anti-government Oath Keepers group, but was ultimately unsuccessful.

Volney Morin, chairman of the Iron County GOP, showed up on a hacked membership list for the right-wing militant group, and he told The Salt Lake Tribune that he joined about a decade ago when he lived in Arizona and tried to start a new chapter when he moved to Cedar City in 2017 -- but ran into a problem.

"Nobody showed up," Morin said.

Members of the group have been linked to the Jan. 6 insurrection, including founder Stewart Rhodes, but Morin chafed when the newspaper asked about those ties.

"Your question presumes the Oath Keepers endorsed that action," Morin said. "In reality, it was some individuals who decided to do something that was stupid."

Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/volney-morin/

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Fri Oct 22, 2021, 04:39 PM

1. They were hiding from the the US Marshals Service and the FBI.

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