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By Alanna Durkin Richer, Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press
Prosecutors who initially said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials” have backed away from that allegation.
By Laura Santhanam
The U.S. legal system has not caught up with social media to clarify how technology can be used to incite violence as Americans remain split over what consequences Trump should face after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
By Ashraf Khalil, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The number of National Guard troops coming to Washington to assist with security has so far grown to about 21,000, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson said at a briefing Thursday. Watch Mayor Bowser's news conference live here.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says there may be a need to prosecute members of Congress if any are found to have assisted the pro-Trump rioters in last week’s attack on the Capitol.
By Michael Balsamo, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The investigation by the inspector general's office will examine whether information was shared by the Justice Department to other law enforcement agencies about the potential for violence.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Wray says the FBI remains concerned about the potential for violence at protests and rallies in Washington and in state capitols around the country.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins
The timing of a Senate impeachment trial for President Trump remains up in the air, as authorities investigate potential threats during the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who is planning a nearly $2 trillion economic package to combat COVID-19 and…
By Paul Solman, Lee Koromvokis
Since last week's riot at the Capitol, more and more companies are cutting ties with Donald Trump, and dozens of corporations suspended political contributions to the 147 members of Congress who refused to certify the election of Joe Biden. Paul…
By David Koenig, Associated Press
Meanwhile, key lawmakers and the head of the nation's largest union of flight attendants are asking that anyone arrested in connection with the riot be put on the government's no-fly list.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial could begin at 1 p.m. on Inauguration Day. That would be just as Democrat Joe Biden takes the oath of office, which is typically held at a bit after 12 noon.
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