US Justice Dept expects sedition, conspiracy cases in Capitol attack

Washington (AFP) – Hundreds of people are facing arrest in connection with last week’s storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump and some could be charged with sedition and conspiracy, US officials said Tuesday. “We’ve already charged over 70 cases,” Michael Sherwin, the US Attorney for the District of Columbia, told a press conference. “That number, I suspect, is going to grow into the hundreds.” Steven D’Antuono, acting director of the Washington field office of the FBI, said the bureau has “opened over 160 case files” so far. “And that’s just the tip of the iceberg,…

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