US Prosecutors Weighing Sedition Charges in Capitol Riot

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Misdemeanor counts, including trespassing, against some of the dozens arrested so far may still be upgraded to sedition charges that are punishable by up to ...

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US prosecutors consider sedition charges for Capitol rioters

1 week ago by Financial Times

Lawmakers say they have 'grave concerns' about security threats ahead of inauguration.

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US prosecutors consider sedition charges for Capitol rioters
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FBI weighs sedition charges after opening 160 case files tied to pro ...

1 week ago by MarketWatch

Joint Chiefs of Staff statement labels last Wednesday's siege 'a direct assault on the U.S. Congress, the Capitol building, and our constitutional process.'

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Joint Chiefs of Staff call Capitol riot 'sedition and insurrection ...

1 week ago by USA TODAY

The extraordinary memo to all active duty and reserve troops left no doubt that the military's top brass considered last week's attack on the Capitol to be a criminal ...

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Sedition, Conspiracy Charges Expected For Capitol Rioters

1 week ago by BuzzFeed News

The Department of Justice and the FBI are investigating hundreds of crimes involving rioters at the fatal Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Sedition, Conspiracy Charges Expected For Capitol Rioters
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Joint Chiefs condemn acts of 'violence, sedition and insurrection'

1 week ago by Tampa Bay Times

Top military leaders remind service members that Joe Biden is the next president and call the Capitol riot “reprehensible.”

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Joint Chiefs condemn acts of 'violence, sedition and insurrection'
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Feds consider sedition and conspiracy charges in probe of pro ...

1 week ago by CNBC

The violence began after President Trump urged a crowd to fight with him in his bid to get Congress to reject Joe Biden's election as president.

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Federal prosecutors consider sedition charges in Capitol riot

1 week ago by Los Angeles Times

Justice Department and FBI officials Tuesday talked about their investigation of the Capitol siege after nearly a week without federal briefings on the violence.

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DOJ probing sedition in connection with Capitol riot

1 week ago by Politico

The acting U.S. attorney in Washington, Michael Sherwin, said a team of his colleagues was examining whether to file those serious charges, which carry a ...

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DOJ probing sedition in connection with Capitol riot
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Top military leaders condemn 'sedition and insurrection' at Capitol ...

1 week ago by CNBC

The message from the nation's highest-ranking military officers comes nearly one week after President Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

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Prosecutors building sedition, conspiracy charges against some ...

1 week ago by The Hill

The Department of Justice is working to build sedition and conspiracy charges against some of the rioters who stormed the Capitol last week, the top federal ...

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DOJ looking at possible felony sedition charges for some rioters who ...

1 week ago by ABC News

On Jan. 6, rioters coming from a pro-Trump rally broke into the U.S. Capitol, resulting in deaths, injuries, arrests and vandalism.

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DOJ looking at possible felony sedition charges for some rioters who ...
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Capitol Rioters Face Sedition Charges as DOJ Ramps Up Probe

1 week ago by Bloomberg

U.S. prosecutors are ramping up the investigation into last week's riot at the Capitol, with more than 170 suspects under scrutiny and law enforcement officials ...

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Capitol Rioters Face Sedition Charges as DOJ Ramps Up Probe
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WATCH: Federal prosecutors considering sedition, conspiracy ...

1 week ago by PBS NewsHour

Federal prosecutors are looking at bringing “significant” cases involving possible sedition and conspiracy charges in last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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Manhunt Intensifies as Authorities Warn Some Rioters May Face ...

1 week ago by The New York Times

Evidence emerged that top officials, including at the F.B.I., had warnings about violence before the riot at the Capitol.

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San Jose Mayor Calls for Sedition Charges Against Donald Trump

1 week ago by San Jose Inside

One of the South Bay's most prominent elected officials says President Donald Trump should be charged with sedition for ginning up a riot with inciteful rhetoric ...

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San Jose Mayor Calls for Sedition Charges Against Donald Trump
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The coup failed, but Republicans must face prosecution for seditious ...

1 week ago by Sacramento Bee

CA Republicans like Rep. Kevin McCarthy are responsible for Trump supporters' violent attempt to overthrow the 2020 election with attack on US Capitol.

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Can Trump be charged with sedition or treason? US riots in Capitol ...

1 week ago by Daily Express

DONALD TRUMP supporters swarmed the US Capitol in response to the President's defeat in the US election - could President Trump be charged with sedition?

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Calls for impeachment, prosecution of president after pro-Trump ...

1 week ago by Roll Call

As a pro-Trump mob continued to swarm the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, lawmakers and lawyers called for another impeachment of the president.

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Biden Says Capitol Breach Is 'Insurrection' That 'Borders On Sedition'

1 week ago by Forbes

The statements were a jarring departure from the president-elect's typically staid tone on even the most chaotic developments.

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Biden Says Capitol Breach Is 'Insurrection' That 'Borders On Sedition'
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San Jose Mayor Liccardo calls for Trump to be 'tried for sedition ...

1 week ago by San José Spotlight

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo thinks President Donald Trump should be charged and tried for conspiring to overthrow the U.S. government, after his supporters ...

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San Jose Mayor Calls for Trump to be Tried for Sedition | News | City ...

1 week ago by City of San Jose, CA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2021. Media Contact: Rachel Davis, Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo, 408.712.9149, rachel.davis@sanjoseca.gov.

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Amid US Capitol chaos, San Jose mayor calls for sedition charges ...

1 week ago by Pacifica Tribune

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for sedition charges against President Donald Trump amid riots.

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Rep. Stephen Lynch: Capitol Police 'rolled over,' 'basically stood ...

1 week ago by Enterprise News

U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch said he doesn't believe impeachment is the proper response to the riots.

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Rep. Stephen Lynch: Capitol Police 'rolled over,' 'basically stood ...
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Business Leaders Condemn Violence on Capitol Hill: 'This is Sedition'

1 week ago by The New York Times

Hours after supporters of President Trump stormed the Capitol, industry leaders called for an end to the chaos that disrupted efforts to certify the presidential ...

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Business Leaders Condemn Violence on Capitol Hill: 'This is Sedition'
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Business groups condemn violence in nation's capital: 'This is sedition'

1 week ago by Seattle Times

One of the country's largest business lobbying groups suggested that Vice President Mike Pence should consider invoking a provision of the 25th Amendment ...

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Business groups condemn violence in nation's capital: 'This is sedition'
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Legal expert says U.S. Capitol rioters could face sedition charges

2 weeks ago by WZZM13.com

Sedition is a felony charge, carrying a 20-year prison sentence.

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Legal expert says U.S. Capitol rioters could face sedition charges
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Law professor sheds light on legal impact of U.S. Capitol protests

2 weeks ago by WILX-TV

Jeffrey Swartz, a Western Michigan-Cooley Law School professor, says those who stormed the U.S. Capitol building could face life in prison.

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Law professor sheds light on legal impact of U.S. Capitol protests
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US Capitol building breach 'almost textbook' sedition, legal expert says

2 weeks ago by Detroit Free Press

Seditious conspiracy is a federal charge punishable by up to 20 years in prison, and law experts believe the charge fits when it comes to Capitol rioters.

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US Capitol building breach 'almost textbook' sedition, legal expert says
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Sedition and silence

2 weeks ago by Religion News Service

(RNS) — What has been happening since the outcome of the November presidential election has been historic: continuous acts of sedition aimed at.

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Sedition and silence
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What is sedition?

2 weeks ago by Livescience.com

On Wednesday (Jan. 6), armed supporters of President Donald Trump forced their way into the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., waving Confederate and ...

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Barr Reportedly Told Prosecutors To Look At Sedition Charges For ...

4 months ago by HuffPost

The reports add to concern that the attorney general is politicizing the Justice Department amid Trump's efforts to cast himself as a “law and order” president.

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William Barr advocates hitting more protesters with federal charges ...

4 months ago by MarketWatch

Trump's attorney general tells federal prosecutors to be aggressive when charging violent demonstrators with crimes, including potentially prosecuting...

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Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest ...

4 months ago by The New York Times

The extraordinary suggestion comes as Attorney General William P. Barr has emerged as a messenger for President Trump's re-election campaign.

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Barr Tells Prosecutors to Consider Charging Violent Protesters With ...

4 months ago by Wall Street Journal

Attorney General William Barr told the nation's federal prosecutors to be aggressive when charging violent demonstrators with crimes, including potentially ...

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William Barr suggests charging violent protesters with sedition ...

4 months ago by CNN

Attorney General William Barr expressed frustration with some local and state prosecutors' handling of riot-related crimes, telling top Justice Department ...

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Bill Barr reportedly suggested bringing sedition charges against ...

4 months ago by The Guardian

Rarely used charge means a person plotted a threat that posed imminent danger to government authority.

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Bill Barr reportedly suggested bringing sedition charges against ...