No seditious conspiracy charges emerge in U.S. Capitol riots cases

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By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly five months after hundreds of Donald Trump supporters launched a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, prosecutors have not carried out an early threat to charge some participants with seditious conspiracy. They may never do so, according to a law enforcement official and legal experts, because of prosecutors’ past difficulty in securing convictions on those charges against far-right activists. Instead, the more than 440 people charged with joining in the Jan. 6 violence that left five people dead including a Capitol Police officer have been charge…

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