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defense lawyers for longtime Proud Boys leader Henry “Enrique” Tarrio and USA prosecutors released 22 minutes of video on Tuesday who recorded his moves in Washington, on the day before of January 6, 2021, Capitol attack including his meeting in underground garage with Stuart Rhodes, Founder of extremist group Keepers of the oath.

Existence of video and interest of FBI and House of Representatives investigators in previously reported, including in Tarrio’s accusation in March on accusations of in collusion attack Congress that day – but the clips of there was no record made public.

They are show Tarrio smokes cigarettes, saying that he worries about being stopped by the police and wants to leave town, but is delayed in the Hall of Garage in the States near Capitol Hill to shake hands and talk with Rhodes and his lawyer. The meeting in the garage was also attended by leaders of two right-wing groups of Trump supporters: Joshua Macias, scheduled speaker for the next day, and Bianca Gracia, 6 January. event organizer with White House connections.

“I feel like I am a fugitive,” Tarrio. says when they drive him underground avoid to be seen in street- level, judging by the video. “I will be near [to D.C.] just make sure my guys ok tomorrow. I’ve got a lot of what to do tomorrow,” he said. adds after.

Video filmed by a documentary team built-in with Proud Boys and released six clips – one through government and five on defense. Video begins with Tarrio leaving DC jail. Tarrio had been apprehended a few days earlier by DC police. for separate incident – arson of Black Lives Matter banner stolen from the Church of the District of Columbia in December 2020 after another pro-Trump rally – and ordered to leave town before later pleading guilty and completing four-month jail term before that year.

new the videos were released by US District Judge Timothy J. Kelly. in Tarrio’s ongoing efforts to win connection in his separate prosecution related to 6 January. move comes at a delicate time in case, since the date of the trial set for August 8 may be shifted for Tarrio and four co-defendants are alleged to be his chief lieutenants.

On Tuesday, Kelly walked out of the closed hearing, saying that co-defendant Dominic J. Pezzola: who pleaded not guilty to the violation first window in the capitol using a stolen police riot shield — wanted change lawyers. Prosecutors have wanted Tarrio and Pezzola will judge together with the rest, referring to their respective “central” and “defining” roles in case.

Separately prosecutors stated that they could indict several more defendants, add accusations, or do both in The Tarrio case, based in part on additional devices of him that were captured in March. But the deadline is Friday, by which prosecutors said they planned to act, passed without incident. representative for US Attorney office declined to comment on on Tuesday about whether this means that the additional costs were off table citing secrecy of grand the jury matters.

Enrique Tarrio, longtime leader of the Proud Boys, indicted with CONSPIRACY in January 6 attack on Capitol

In Tarrio’s indictment prosecutors pointed to his meeting with Rhodes and others “famous and unknown to grand jury,” adding that during the 30-minute meeting, “one of the participants referred to the Capitol.” Prosecutor Jason McCullough said the video shows Tarrio “twitching” as he tries to regain secure communications and “command and control.” of in men he chose and who discussed “storming the Capitol”.

At the May 18 bail hearing, lawyer Tarrio Nayib Hassan said the video shows it was an associate and not Tarrio who asked to return to the hotel, and that Tarrio accidentally met Rhodes during the search for the lawyer who will represent him.

“I just need talk to her. This guy has good lawyer and it was 2A [Second Amendment] advocate who got that guy off tarrio says on camera as he enters the garage without going into details.

Rhodes pleaded not guilty to a separate indictment. of CONSPIRACY with members of his group resist force Inauguration of President Biden.

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Video shows a female employee greets Tarrio after receiving his belongings from the police. A woman, a photographer following the Proud Boys, calls to make an urgent appointment with Rhodes’ girlfriend Kelly SoRelle, attorney for oath keepers, who it turned out that he was staying at the same Phoenix Park hotel as the photographer. Tarrio proposes to meet in Human.

While Tarrio introduced himself on camera both Rhodes and SoRella, camera the crew was ordered step away and not capture audio of any meaningful discussions between the heads of Oath Keepers and Proud Boys in public clips.

Video captures more conversation between Tarrio and the leaders of two other right-wing Trump supporter groups: Macias, co-founder of Veterinarians for Trump and Gracia, longtime friend of Tarrio and head of Hispanics for Trump, January 6 event organizer.

Hours before the flag burning incident on December 12, Tarrio – who also served as chief of staff for Hispanics for Trump – Gracia and other members of in group visited the White House. A White House spokesman later called the visit public tour and said that Tarrio had not met with President Donald Trump. grace earlier posted a photo on social media of Tarrio meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend and campaign Councilor Kimberly Gilfoyle.

In video on January 5 Gracia insists that Tarrio’s presence is necessary the next day and tries to give his cards on shoelaces – “You need to be here tomorrow” – repeatedly before warning that his messages with they need to be kept secret from law enforcement agencies.

Grazia said that she and her group are the vice president removed Tarrio from an unidentified text message thread, believing his phone was compromised by the police at the time of his arrest because another person was texting Tarrio and receiving “ticks like you read it and we knew it wasn’t you.”

“I removed you for now because I don’t know if they were uploading crap or whatever. … Ozzy says get new SIM card card and you can get new phone before contacting anyoneGracia said, apparently referring to Ozzy Pérez-Serezal, the Hispanic. for Trump vice president and member of chapter of the Miami Proud Boys founded by Tarrio.

Tarrio said the police kept his phone and laptop, but assured Grazia that the latter did not contain potentially sensitive information and former was either “cleared” of sensitive content im in front of him arrest or could not be accessed without two-step examination. He explained that he was under a court order to leave the city but intended to stay overnight. in Maryland, where “many of my guys eat” before driving home in Miami, confirming: “I have a lot of things to do tomorrow.”

“I need message device. … I can sign in with my thing on your phone and print,” Tarrio says in some of his first remarks to the photographer in early sequence of video. On the evening of the same day, when he is being driven to Maryland and shortly before the end of the video, he repeats to the photographer: “I need access to my Telegram so I need your phone.”

It wasn’t right away clear whether the released video clips contained the basis for approval of the indictment that the participant made reference to the Capitol. One clip filmed after Tarrio asked for space talk to SoRelle Records participants who spoke within earshot of Tarrio’s conversation, although his words were not heard. in second group whose faces are not shown, the woman refers to the “Great Reset” and adds”I need Trump to do the right thing.” Man who The person who accompanied Rhodes to the meeting replies: “What will happen is inevitable. We have just should do it like team together, strong hard and fast”.

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