Tarrio was one of six Proud Boys leaders to be charged for conspiring to stop the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Of them, he has received the longest prison sentence to date.
Dominic Pezzola was sentenced to 10 years. Ethan Nordean was sentenced to 18 years. Judge Timothy Kelly called the events of Jan. 6 "a national disgrace."
Joseph Biggs and Zachary Rehl were convicted alongside former Proud Boys national chairman Enrique Tarrio and other fellow members of the group.
Prosecutors are seeking 33 years for Tarrio. Also set to be sentenced later this week are Tarrio's codefendants: Ethan Nordean, Joseph Biggs, Zachary Rehl and Dominic Pezzola.
Two Black Lives Matter banners were pulled down from Metropolitan AME and another historically Black church in Washington and burned during clashes between pro-Trump backers and counterdemonstrators.
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
It was an abrupt reversal for the school, which had condemned the views of Gavin McInnes even as it said free speech required it to host the event. Protesters confronted each other and police.
As it made its case to bring Gavin McInnes to campus, a student group compared him to "many great comedians that have come before," who challenge the way people see the world.
Trump made a fateful choice in the early morning hours of Dec. 19, 2020, days after the Electoral College voted, to choose a path that led to the insurrection on Jan. 6.
The committee showed video clips and text messages to demonstrate how far-right groups were emboldened by Trump's false claims about the 2020 election.
Aides to the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol said the next hearing would focus on extremist groups and their possible links to Trump and his allies.
Proud Boys Chairman Enrique Tarrio and four other members were federally charged earlier this month with conspiring to overthrow the government by attacking the Capitol in the Jan. 6 riots.
Enrique Tarrio may not have physically taken part on the Jan. 6 breach, but the Justice Department has charged him for allegedly leading the advance planning and taking credit for it on social media.
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.
Rittenhouse faces multiple felony charges of homicide and recklessly endangering the safety of others, along with one misdemeanor count of possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor.