U.S. Capitol Police Officers File Civil Rights Lawsuit against Trump, Right-Wing Groups over Jan. 6 Riot

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Similar lawsuits have been filed in recent months. However, this is the first to accuse Trump of conspiring with right-wing organizations and many other individuals to use force, intimidation, and threats” to stop Congress from certifying that Biden won the presidential election.

The U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia filed charges against many individuals involved in the U.S. Capitol riot. Some rioters including an affiliate of the Oath Keepers pleaded guilty to conspiracy and breaching the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

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