US News USA: More than 300 indictments after the Capitol Assault
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© Copyright 2021, The Obs They ask for more. According to a Morning Consult poll for the American site Politico , published Tuesday, February 16, 53% of American Republicans say they would vote for Donald Trump if a primary were held today. Despite the deep divisions he caused within his own camp and after the deadly attack on Capitol , the former president remains popular with a large section of his electorate.
USA-TRUMP-CAPITOLE-ARRESTS: USA: More than 300 indictments after the Capitol Assault
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Department of Justice has indicted more than 300 people who participated in the assault on Capitol Hill by supporters of former President Donald Trump on January 6, including at least 280 were arrested, a ministry official said on Friday.
"The investigation is advancing at unprecedented speed, and with good reason," said Acting Deputy Attorney General John Carlin. "Those responsible for this attack must be held to account."
The FBI announced Friday that it had tightened security measures around the Capitol before the State of the Union address that President Joe Biden is preparing to deliver, for fear of an attack.
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For the first time since October, the USA recorded fewer than 40,000 new corona infections within one day. While the number of infections is rising sharply again in many European countries, the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore recorded the lowest value in five months on Thursday. Amnesty International, meanwhile, has lamented the deaths of at least 17,000 healthcare workers around the world. © Frederic J.