The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has opened 160 cases in connection with the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, the head of the Washington office, Stephen D’Antunio, told Reuters.
Mr. D’Antunio said during an FBI press conference that over 100,000 photos and videos from the scene were sent to the bureau. And about. DC Attorney Michael Sherwin said the DOJ has identified more than 170 suspects, more than 70 of whom have already been indicted.
Earlier, The Washington Post and The New York Times, citing sources and documents, reported that the day before the storming of the Capitol, the FBI office in Virginia notified law enforcement agencies about the planned violent action in the Capitol. “Congress should hear how glass breaks, doors break and the blood of their slave soldiers (activists of Black Lives Matters and Antifa – Kommersant) is shed,” The Washington Post quoted the text of the discussion on the Internet attached to the FBI message. The FBI office in Washington, according to The New York Times, received the message and redirected it to other law enforcement agencies.
Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the building of the US Congress on the day of the approval of the results of the US presidential election. The riots killed five people. After the rioters left the building, Congress approved Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election.
About what is happening in the United States – in the material “Kommersant” “Say Bad About Donald Trump.”