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DOJ Says At Least 100 More People Could Be Charged Over Capitol Attack

The Justice Department says the investigation into the Capitol insurrection will likely be one of the largest in American history.
Pro-Trump rioters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Federal investigators say they expect even more people will be charged in connection with the insurrection. Source: Brent Stirton

The Justice Department says it expects to charge at least 100 more people in connection with the storming of the Capitol, calling the investigation into the deadly attack one of the biggest in U.S. history.

Federal prosecutors disclosed the estimate in court papers Friday as they seek more time to gather and sift through over the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob seeking to disrupt the certification of Electoral College votes.

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