Anti-Trump rioters at Trump’s inauguration are going to pay a steep price for vandalism, violence and chaos. Six officers had to be hospitalized and more than $100,000 in damage was done. The first trial is set to begin today.
From (Link: www.vice.com)
Now 194 people arrested at the protests face up to decades in prison in what legal observers have dubbed an unprecedented assault on protest. After all, the US Attorney for the District of Columbia has slapped almost all of the defendants with felony charges of incitement to riot and destruction of property, among other charges. The first trial—of six individuals, including a journalist—was set to begin with jury selection Wednesday in DC Superior Court. It’s to be followed by a series of others, since the court could not hear all the cases at once.
H/T – RSW