The U.S. Congress was attacked by Trump supporters on January 6. After the incident, a large number of demonstrators were arrested. The U.S.
Department of Justice held a press conference on the 12th and said that the incident was under investigation, and the participants faced charges of sedition, conspiracy and other charges.
Acting prosecutor in charge of Washington, D.C., Michael Sherwin, the U.S. Department of Justice said on the 12th that judicial personnel are handling a large number of serious crimes related to the impact on Congress on the 6th. Many of the people who shocked Congress face charges of sedition, conspiracy and other charges, and can be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.
Sherwin also revealed that more than 70 cases have been prosecuted, and the number of related cases will rise, which may reach hundreds. Sherwin also said that the police found two homemade bombs near the Capitol on the 6th, which were currently destroyed and the incident was still under investigation.
Steven DeAntono, assistant director of the FBI in Washington, said on the 12th that they had filed more than 160 cases in six days, which was just the tip of the iceberg. Since they collected photos and videos related to the impact on Congress, they have received more than 100,000 data.
Investigators are analyzing and collationizing the data, and the investigation may last for several months.
DeAntono also revealed that the FBI is considering placing Shock Congressional participants on the No Fly List, which is administered by the Transportation Security Administration, to prevent them from boarding the plane.
On the 12th, congressional leaders urged that the participants in the impact Congress be banned from flying, saying that most of them are still in control of blind spots by supervisory agencies, fearing that they will continue to launch attacks after the impact on Congress.