• The DOJ has its work cut out after charging 11 Capitol riot defendants with seditious conspiracy, 'the closest crime we have to treason'

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Surveillance footage shows David Moerschel walking towards the eastern facade of the Capitol at 2:27 pm on January 6. Department of Justice
    The DOJ's Capitol riot probe took a big step forward when 11 people were charged with seditious conspiracy.
    One legal expert said the charge represents "the closest crime we have to treason."
    There are few historical examples of seditious conspiracy convictions, and the DOJ has an uphill battle.
    The Justice Department on Thursday silenced critics who accused it of being too lenient in the Capitol riot investigation when it charged the leader of the...
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