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Glenn Kirschner: Oath Keeper Elmer Stewart Rhodes testifies in his own defense at trial and goes full Trump


November 07,2022

Five members of the Oath Keepers organization are on trial for attempting to violently stop the certification of Joe Biden’s election win. Today, the lead defendant and head of the Oath Keepers, Elmer Stewart Rhodes took the witness stand and testified in his own defense. But it didn’t go so well for Elmer when he had to face cross-examination by the prosecutor, Assistant US Attorney Kate Rakoczy.

This video discusses the greatest hits of today’s testimony.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University. He hosts the Justice Matters podcast.

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