Through his attorney, Ammon Bundy has asked those militants who remain at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge to “stand down” and go home.
“If the people at the refuge want to leave, they can do so through the checkpoints where they will be identified,” Special Agent in Charge for the FBI in Oregon said in a statement earlier on Wednesday. “If they have questions or concerns, they can call the negotiators at the number that has been provided to them.”
Incidentally, Ammon Bundy is the only one of the six militants who were arrested last night who has his own attorney, OPB reports. The rest accepted court-appointed public defenders because they could not afford private counsel.