“The federal prosecutor who had been overseeing the Justice Department’s investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol said evidence is likely to support sedition charges against some of the rioters.
“”I personally believe the evidence is trending towards that and probably meets those elements,” the official, Michael Sherwin, the former acting U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., said in an interview with CBS News’ Scott Pelley that aired Sunday on “60 Minutes.”
“Asked whether he expects sedition charges to be brought against some of the suspects, Sherwin said: “I believe the facts do support those charges, and I think that as we go forward, more facts will support that, Scott. This is going to be a long-term investigation.””
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