Prosecutor Says Evidence in Capitol Attack Likely Supports Sedition Charges
The DOJ has rarely brought charges of sedition
Evidence the government obtained in the investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol most likely meets the bar necessary to charge some of the suspects with sedition, Michael Sherwin, the federal prosecutor who had been leading the Department of Justice's (DOJ) inquiry, said in an interview that aired on Sunday.
The department has rarely brought charges of sedition, the crime of conspiring to overthrow the government.
But in an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes, Sherwin said prosecutors had evidence that most likely proved such a charge.
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