Dominic Box now faces three felony counts, on top of his previous four misdemeanor charges.
The change in counsel leads to more uncertainty in the prosecution's timeline.
Cepane Sarty, 38, of Marietta, and Seth Sarty, 45, of Rockmart, are charged with the felony offense of assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers during the attack, which disrupted a joint session of Congress to count the electoral votes in the 2020 presidential election.
Dominic Box had earlier agreed to a tentative plea deal.
A nonprofit that supports defendants charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection is facing scrutiny over its political activity. "The IRS should investigate this case immediately," said one congressman.
Georgians arrested for Jan. 6-related charges include people from all corners of the state, including a lawyer and a member of the Oath Keepers.
The limited gag order bars the former president from making statements targeting prosecutors and court personnel as well as inflammatory statements about likely witnesses.
Joseph Biggs and Zachary Rehl were convicted alongside former Proud Boys national chairman Enrique Tarrio and other fellow members of the group.
Donald Trump skipped the debate stage typically relished by presidential candidates on Wednesday and instead appeared in an online interview peppered with his election lies, attacks on his rivals and lavish praise for the crowd of supporters he spoke to before they stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Former President Donald Trump's rhetoric could be setting him up for an ugly clash with judges overseeing the criminal cases against him.
The central plot to overturn the election, as described in the indictment a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., handed up Tuesday, involved switching out legitimate slates of electors in multiple states, including Georgia.
Trump was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, witness tampering, conspiracy against the rights of citizens, and obstruction of and attempt to obstruct an official proceeding.
Rudy Giuliani has conceded he made public comments falsely claiming two Georgia election workers committed ballot fraud during the 2020 presidential race. But he's arguing that the statements were protected by the First Amendment.
Shane Lamond allegedly used his position in the Metropolitan Police Department's Intelligence Branch to share information with Enrique Tarrio, a leader with the far-right extremist group
Friday on Political Rewind: It's been two years since a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in order to stop a presidential election. Our panel reflects on the January 6th insurrection and talks about its legacy. Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy faces his 12th vote for House Speaker today.