drnadig/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN and MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department expects to charge at least 100 more still-unidentified individuals connected to the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol, federal prosecutors revealed in a court filing Friday. They also describe the investigation as likely “one of the largest” investigations and prosecutions in […]

uschools/iStockBy BEATRICE PETERSON and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As Capitol Police and National Guard troops were on high alert amid a potential threat tied to March 4, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi downplayed that the House changed its schedule so it wouldn’t be in session on Thursday. “I don’t think anybody should take any encouragement […]

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ALFSnaiper/iStockBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Two U.S. officials confirmed Thursday that the Capitol Police have requested a 60-day extension for the National Guard presence at the Capitol. One official said the request is being reviewed. The request came as the Capitol was on high alert after threats of another possible attack plot tied […]

wellesenterprises/iStockBy JACK DATE, LUKE BARR and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police officials said Wednesday they have “obtained intelligence that shows a possible plot to breach the Capitol by an identified militia group on Thursday, March 4” — the date that far-right conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will return to […]

drnadig/iStockBy LUKE BARR and MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The United States Capitol Police said it has beefed up security on Capitol Hill this week due to “concerning information and intelligence” related to March 4, the date that far-right conspiracy theorists believe former President Donald Trump will return to power. “The Department is aware […]

Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy OLIVIA RUBIN, ALEXANDER MALLIN and ALEX HOSENBALL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — With former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial starting Tuesday, Senate Democrats are focused on trying to tie a direct line between Trump’s rhetoric and the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol by his supporters. An ABC News investigation […]

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — A self-described “Sergeant of Arms” of the Seattle chapter of the far-right group Proud Boys was arrested Wednesday in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot, authorities said. Ethan Nordean, 30, a Washington state resident who authorities said is also known as Rufio Panman, was charged […]

uschools/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — A woman arrested in connection with the attack on the U.S. Capitol has asked a federal judge if she could still go on a prepaid trip to Mexico this month. Jenny Cudd, a flower shop owner in Midland, Texas, faces two misdemeanor charges — entering a restricted building […]

uschools/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — Members of Congress and law enforcement gathered at the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday for a ceremony to honor Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died from injuries suffered in the violent siege on the U.S. Capitol. “Brian was a peacekeeper” who loved his dogs, his girlfriend […]

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