Willard Hotel War Room


1st Amendment Praetorian

1st Amendment Praetorian is a right-wing paramilitary organization that works with far-right influencers to provide security at political events and has singled out claims of voter fraud as key to its “intelligence” mission.


Bobb, Christina

Christina Bobb was a reporter for the right-wing news outlet One America News (OAN) from 2020–22, anchoring the pro-Trump show Weekly Briefing. She left the network in March 2022 in order to work for Trump directly through his Save America PAC.


Eastman, John

John Eastman is a right-wing lawyer and law professor who advised Trump on ways to hold on to the presidency despite losing the 2020 election. He has subsequently been subpoenaed by both the House Select Committee and the Justice Department in their ongoing investigations of the insurrection.


Friess, Katherine

About Katherine Friess, an attorney and former lobbyist, was part of Trump’s team based at the Willard Hotel prior to the Jan. 6 insurrection, according to The Washington Post. Earlier, she also played a role in “laying the groundwork” for the purported “forensic report” claiming to prove that Dominion Voting Systems in Antrim County, Michigan … Read more


Hyde, Robert

About Robert Hyde is a U.S. senate candidate perhaps best known for allegedly helping to track U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s movements in Ukraine as part of a scheme with Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas to dig up damaging information on Hunter Biden. Although his proximity to Yovanovitch is unclear, Hyde has become close with key … Read more


Kerik, Bernard

About Bernard Kerik was the police commissioner of New York City during the 9/11 attacks and is a staunch ally of Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor at the time. After the 2020 presidential election, he got involved with helping Giuliani and Trump overturn the results, serving as lead investigator for the legal team. Earlier in … Read more


Ligon, William

About William Ligon is a Georgia state senator who supported efforts to call a special session of the Georgia General Assembly into session in order to overturn the state’s election results in favor of President Joe Biden. Ligon also has ties to some of the most prominent election deniers in circles close to former President … Read more


Oltmann, Joe

About Joe Oltmann is a Colorado businessman and failed car salesman who rose to national prominence when he falsely claimed to have evidence of a Dominion Voting Machines employee telling Antifa members he had helped rig the 2020 election against Donald Trump.  Relatively unknown outside of Colorado business and legal circles—he has been involved with … Read more