- A Jan. 6 defendant’s lawyer this week said Justice Department attorneys would not tell him whether planned witnesses in the case were FBI informants.
- That revelation came shortly after the government acknowledged another planned witness was an FBI informant, according to a hearing transcript obtained by American Greatness’ Julie Kelly.
- Sabino Jauregui, defense lawyer for former Proud Boys National Chairman Enrique Tarrio, who is standing trial in federal court, learned Wednesday that a defense witness he planned to call was an FBI informant from April 2021 to January 2023.
- Jauregui asked DOJ lawyers whether his next two witnesses also were FBI informants. “You know what they told me?” Jauregui said. “Nothing. They don’t know.”
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Incoming: I have transcript of yesterday's hearing in Judge Kelly's courtroom about last-minute revelation a trusted confidante to some of the defendants was an FBI informant for nearly 2 years.
Defense attorney notes other issues with unknown FBI informants in the case pic.twitter.com/a6ifN960wg
— Julie Kelly 🇺🇸 (@julie_kelly2) March 24, 2023
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