Transcript for By the Numbers: DC prosecutors plead for help with Capitol Hill riot prosecutions
With less than a week before former president Donald Trump has tried in the senate for incitement of an insurrection which a closer look at who's now facing criminal charges for the deadly riots by the numbers there are at least 400 suspects connected to the insurrection and so far. 182. Individuals have been charged according to the Justice Department. At least fourteen of those charges so that they were following then president trumps encouragement. And at least sixteen are associated with or have possible ties to extremist groups like the cowboys oath keepers in 3% years according to an ABC news analysis of court records military records in your use and available news reports. And at least fourteen of those charged are believed to support human on conspiracy theories and all of these cases are being handled on one office the US attorneys for DC. Which is now overloading and so the Justice Department has sent an urgent plea. Today 93 federal prosecutor offices around the country asking him to send personnel to Washington. For the next time.
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