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Glenn Kirschner: 545 Insurrectionists Now Charged as New Court Filing Reveals Assault on New York Times Reporter


July 06, 2021

The FBI is arresting more insurrectionists every day. We all saw and heard Donald Trump incite the angry mob on January 6, telling them to go to the US Capital and “stop the steal.” However, recent court documents detail how other Trump mantras lead to violence that day. Specifically violence against a woman who was a New York Times reporter. Here is that story, with a hat tip to the ongoing terrific realtime coverage by NBC News 4 Washington reporter Scott McFarlane.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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