A federal judge on Wednesday acquitted a New Mexico man of misdemeanor charges that he illegally entered the U.S. Capitol and engaged in disorderly conduct during last year's riot.
The District of Columbia is seeking damages from the two far-right groups for allegedly conspiring to terrorize the city with the violent attack on Jan. 6.
Depending on who you talk to, the steel black fence either provides much-needed additional protection or is an unnecessary waste of taxpayers’ dollars that sends the wrong message to the public. The governor is said to be happy with the project he pushed through last fall, but Democratic lawmakers have criticized the barrier as an overreaction to perceived threats.
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol issued a wave of record requests to eight federal agencies, including any communications by Rudy Giuliani and Ivanka Trump.
Paul Hodgkins pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing an official proceeding. He is the second person to plead guilty in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Racial justice protesters and many who stormed the U.S. Capitol are being charged with civil disorder, under the 1968 Civil Obedience Act. Some argue that the law is unconstitutional.
Federal investigators continue to make arrests into the insurrection at the Capitol months after the siege.
Police fatally shot the suspect they say rammed a car into a barrier and then lunged at officers with a knife. One officer was killed, and another was injured.
The record shows at least eight months of incendiary statements from then-President Trump and others close to him leading up to the insurrection at the Capitol.
Some 25,000 National Guard members are in the city where insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol just two weeks ago.
More than two dozen off-duty officers attended the pro-Trump rally. Many celebrated on social media at the time. But now they could face federal charges and find themselves out of a job.
The top U.S. prosecutor for the District of Columbia cited a "disconnect" after federal prosecutors in Arizona said there was "strong evidence" that pro-Trump rioters intended to kill officials.
Keller, 38, is facing three counts: obstructing law enforcement, knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority, and violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds.
Seditious conspiracy is among the more serious federal charges that prosecutors are looking at for some U.S. Capitol rioters. Some legal experts caution against going down that road.
The FBI is warning of protests and potential violence in all 50 capitals ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. On Wednesday, President Trump urged that there be no violence of any kind.