AG Garland vows DOJ Capitol riot probe not done after 725 arrests

AG Garland vows DOJ Capitol riot probe not done after 725 arrests


Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday that the Justice Department isn’t done bringing charges against people involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot that disrupted congressional certification of the 2020 election, vowing “the actions we have taken thus far will not be our last.”

In a rare public address on the eve of the first anniversary of the violence, Garland said that “more than 725” people have been arrested and charged with crimes and added that the feds are looking for other culprits.

“Those involved must be held accountable. There is no higher priority for us at the Department of Justice,” said the attorney general, who went on to say pointedly that he “remains committed to holding all January 6th perpetrators at any

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