“Capitol grounds outside and inside ...essentially a crime scene and on a scale in which we have a literally thousands of potential witnesses.. in which we are going to have hundreds of criminal cases. “
#Capitol FBI DOJ BRIEFING
“This is not gonna be solved overnight ...this is gonna be a long term investigation and rest assured the bureau the department just as all the USAO’s across United States that are assisting these investigations everyone is in for the long-haul”
“The numbers are going to increase so as we sit here now literally days after this event happened:
we have already opened 170+ subject files - meaning these individuals have been identified as potential persons that committed crimes...”
“And I anticipate that’s going to grow to the hundreds in the next coming weeks”

...already charged over 70 cases
The range of criminal conduct:
looking at everything
from
simple trespass
theft of mail
theft of digital devices inside the capital
assault on local &federal officers both outside and inside the capital
theft a potential of natsec/defense info
To
felony murder
They want to charge people as soon as possible

“we look for the most simple charge we could file is quick as possible “ & build on them
“This is only the beginning”
so after these criminal charges are filed via criminal complaint, that allows lawn LE across the US to arrest people from Dallas to Arkansas to Nashville to Cleveland to Jacksonville that’s what’s happened over the past several days”
‘..after those charges are filed they have the ability to then charge these individuals w more significant charges and that’s exactly what has happened for example yesterday’
“So again I just wanna clarify that the initial charges were filing is is some of these misdemeanors these are only the beginning ...this is not the end”
🔥“we’re looking at significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy”

A strike force was organized yesterday their only marching orders from me... to build seditious and conspiracy charges related to the most heinous acts that occurred in the capital”
“we’re gonna focus on the most significant charges as a deterrent because regardless of if it was just a trespass on the capital or someone planted a pipe bomb ..
🔥 you will be charged
you will be found”
#Capitol
“also ...we set up a strike force to focus on assault on the media some people aren’t familiar that some of those rioters specifically targeted members of the media and assaulted them, so we have assigned specific prosecutors in our office to focus on those cases”

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