Former US president Donald Trump has been indicted for January 6 riots. However, the names of these individuals were not included in the indictment, the identities of some have been confirmed. Though, there are still questions on who the co-conspirator 6 is. There are some reports, which flag Boris Epshteyn to be the sixth conspirator. 

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As per media reports, six people were named as co-conspirators in the indictment against former President Donald Trump. These people are said to have helped him in his alleged efforts to invalidate the results of the 2020 election. The individuals who are co-conspirators in Trump’s indictment are Rudy Giuliani, John Eastman, Sidney Powell, Jeffrey Clark, and Kenneth Chesebro.

However, there is still question marks on the sixth conspirator. As per the NewYork Times, the indictment claims that communication between Co-conspirator 6 and Giuliani is consistent with an email sent to Mr. Giuliani in December 2020 from Boris Epshteyn, a strategist for the Trump campaign in 2020. The attorney for Giuliani has confirmed that the person named in the indictment as Co-conspirator 1 is, in fact, Giuliani.

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Though, there is no confirmed report which declares Boris Epshteyn to be the sixth co-conspirator. 

Boris Epshteyn is a Russian-American Republican political strategist, investment banker, and attorney. He had a big impact on politics, most notably by serving as a strategic advisor to Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign and sticking by Trump even after Trump became president. Before that, he worked as Donald Trump’s senior advisor during his 2016 presidential campaign and served as chief political pundit for Sinclair Broadcast Group until December 2019.

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Epshteyn was a member of a group of Trump attorneys that worked to contest and block the certification of Joe Biden’s victory in the wake of the 2020 presidential election.