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Washington braces for rally supporting January 6 Capitol rioters

The Biden administration has deployed scores of National Guard troops ahead of the ‘Justice for J6’ rally in support of pro-Trump rioters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6

The black fence that surrounded the US Capitol building for six months following the January 6 riots has been brought back ahead of the rally along with surveillance cameras.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 18, 2021 07:24 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Prosecutors struggle with consistent story on US Capitol riots

Authorities are still combing through a sea of evidence in what they say is likely the most complex investigation ever prosecuted by the Justice Department.

Violent rioters, loyal to Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington.(AP / File)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 06:45 PM IST
AP | , Boston

Five things to watch as Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs testify in Congress

Google's Pichai and Twitter's Dorsey proposed approaches such as developing content policies that are transparent and giving users ways to appeal decisions.

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google (Reuters File Photo )
Published on Mar 25, 2021 06:15 AM IST
Reuters | , Washington

Capitol rioters tell court Donald Trump 'summoned' them to instigate Jan 6 riots

While experts say blaming Trump may not get their clients off the hook, it may help at sentencing when they ask the judge for leniency.

Prosecutors have brought charges against more than 250 people so far in the attack, including conspiracy, assault, civil disorder and obstruction of an official proceeding (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)(AP)
Published on Feb 27, 2021 07:22 PM IST
AP |

US Capitol Police was 'quickly overwhelmed' during riots, acting chief says

More than 200 people have been charged so far for their roles in the riot, including some with ties to far-right fringe groups

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. Congress is set to hear from former security officials about what went wrong at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. That's when when a violent mob laid siege to the Capitol and interrupted the counting of electoral votes. Three of the four testifying Tuesday resigned under pressure immediately after the attack, including the former head of the Capitol Police. Much is still unknown about the attack, and lawmakers are demanding answers. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)(AP)
Published on Feb 25, 2021 03:08 PM IST
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