Aug 3, 2023 - Politics & Policy
Trump appearing at same courthouse as more than 1,000 Capitol rioters
Why it matters: The federal courthouse is where more than 1,000 Jan. 6 rioters charged with crimes have had hearings.
- Since the riot, more than 1,069 people have been arrested in nearly all 50 states for crimes related to the breach of the Capitol, per the DOJ.
- Around 935 defendants have been charged with entering or remaining in a restricted federal building or grounds, including 103 who have faced charges for entering a restricted area with a dangerous or deadly weapon.
- Around 350 defendants have been charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding officers or employees, including 110 individuals who face charges for using a deadly or dangerous weapon or causing serious bodily injury to an officer.
- Over 310 defendants have been charged with corruptly obstructing, influencing or impeding an official proceeding, or attempting to do so.
- 55 have been charged with conspiracy, including conspiracy to obstruct a congressional proceeding, conspiracy to obstruct law enforcement during a civil disorder, conspiracy to injure an officer or some combination of the three.
- 594 have pleaded guilty to a variety of federal charges, including 68 who have pleaded guilty to felonies related to assaulting law enforcement officers and four who pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy.
- 434 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors.
- 98 defendants have been found guilty at contested trials.
- 24 have been convicted following an "agreed-upon set of facts," per the DOJ.