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Justice Dept. Confronts Increasingly Complex Capitol Riot Inquiry

WASHINGTON — Justice Department officials are adding prosecutors and agents to their sprawling investigation into the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol as it moves…

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As Impeachment Nears End, Federal Inquiry Looms as Reminder of Trump’s Role in Riot

On Dec. 27, for instance, Mr. Nordean posted on the social media site Parler asking for donations to buy protective gear and communications equipment, according…

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Oath Keepers Plotting Before Capitol Riot Awaited ‘Direction’ From Trump, Prosecutors Say

Days before the riot, prosecutors say, Mr. Caldwell reached out to a contact associated with another group, the Three Percenters, an extremist gun rights militia…

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Oath Keepers Plotting Before Capitol Riot Awaited ‘Direction’ From Trump, Prosecutors Say

Days before the riot, prosecutors say, Mr. Caldwell reached out to a contact associated with another group, the Three Percenters, an extremist gun rights militia…

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Did the Proud Boys Help Coordinate the Capitol Riot? Yes, U.S. Suggests

And yet, prosecutors say, in late December, Mr. Tarrio, apparently planning for a pro-Trump “Save America” rally in Washington on Jan. 6, posted a message…

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The Misogynistic ‘Dating Coach’ Who Was Charged in the Capitol Riot

For $150, Brad Holiday’s customers could purchase and download a package of dating tips and tricks he called his “Attraction Accelerator.” The batch of files…

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Justice Department Unveils Further Charges in Capitol Riot

The case is part of a strike force created by Michael R. Sherwin, the U.S. attorney in Washington, to examine violent actions that targeted members…

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He Threatened Pelosi. Agents Didn’t Wait to See if He Really Meant It.

Last year, federal prosecutors around the country brought only 30 cases characterized as “domestic terrorism” that led with the charge of transmitting a threat, according…

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How Trump’s Focus on Antifa Distracted Attention From the Far-Right Threat

All of this was a strain on the counterterrorism section, which has only a few dozen prosecutors and like other parts of the department was…

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