The acting U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, Michael Sherwin, says “hundreds” of people may ultimately face charges related to the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, which interrupted a session of Congress and left five people dead.
Sherwin says he doesn’t want to “Monday morning quarterback” the U.S. Capitol Police, but the fact that they allowed hundreds of potential suspects to leave the scene has made his job more difficult.
And, he says, if the evidence points to crimes by elected officials — such as incitement of violence — he’s prepared to bring the appropriate charges.
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The acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia says “hundreds” of people may face charges for storming the Capitol. And, he says, if evidence points to crimes by elected officials — such as incitement of violence — he’s prepared to bring charges.https://t.co/ydzOpYcJlF
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