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Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin has filed an appeal with the state Supreme Court as he seeks to fend off an effort to recall him from office as a county commissioner in southern New Mexico.

A state district court judge says an effort can move ahead to try and recall Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin from his seat as an Otero County commissioner on accusations of using public office for personal gain.

Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin has said he will not resign his seat on the Otero County Commission as he awaits trial in connection with the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol.

Otero County Commissioner and Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin pleaded not guilty in federal court this morning. He faces charges for entering a restricted part of the Capitol grounds and disorderly conduct. #CapitolRiots 

One of the violent extremists that stormed the Capitol at President Trump’s encouragement was Couy Griffin of New Mexico. This man was no stranger to President Trump – they’d visited in the Oval Office. Trump even retweeted and commended Couy’s violent threats.

Couy Griffin, 47, discovered the Star City on his way back to New Mexico from the big riot Jan. 6 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. He stayed here again earlier this month, and he's not ruling out another visit…

After being jailed in connection with the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, Couy Griffin was back in attendance at the Feb. 11 Otero County Commission meeting.

Couy Griffin's comments used in impeachment trial

"Just because people don't like my political position and the way I speak, in my opinion, is not a reason to resign," Couy Griffin told the KOB 4 Investigates team.


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Remember when Trump retweeted a video of a man saying "the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat"? That man was Couy Griffin. He was arrested for his participation in the Capitol attack—and he has history with Donald Trump. @RepDianaDeGette  breaks it down:

NEW: Judge orders Couy Griffin of Cowboys for Trump held in Capitol insurrection case. Finds pretrial release would be not be appropriate.

CAPITOL RIOT ARREST UPDATE: *Couy Griffin, founder of Cowboys for Trump, is arrested on Federal charges. *Police say he climbed to Capitol deck where he led the mob in prayer. *He later vowed to return on Jan. 20 with “blood running out of that building.”

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The New Mexico county official who founded the group Cowboys for Trump has been arrested by the FBI. Couy Griffin faces charges of illegally entering the U.S. Capitol.

JUST IN: Feds want Otero County Commissioner and Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin detained without bond, saying his "inflammatory conduct, repeated threats, delusional worldview, and access to firearms makes him a danger to the community."

Couy Griffin should be banned indefinitely on Facebook and Twitter for sowing violence through both platforms.

couy griffin'>Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin said when President-elect Biden is sworn in on Jan. 20, the rioters will return to mob the Capitol. "Blood will run out of the building," he said.

Couy Griffin, 47, a Republican county commissioner from New Mexico, spoke of organizing another Capitol rally soon — one that could result in “blood running out of that building”