Capitol Breach Rally

U.S. Capitol Police officers with guns drawn and Rep. Troy Nehls, R-Texas, in blue shirt, watch as insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump try to break into the House Chamber on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Trump allies are expected to rally in support of those people charged in the Capitol riot. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON — First, some blamed the deadly Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol on left-wing antifa antagonists, a theory quickly debunked. Then came comparisons of the rioters to peaceful protesters or even tourists.

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