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Inspector General Reports
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Civil Litigation

District of Columbia v. Proud Boys International et al. (1:21-cv-03267)

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine brought the civil suit for damages and injunctive relief brought on behalf of the District of Columbia against Proud Boys International, Oath Keepers, and 31 individual members of those organizations stemming from their alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The suit is brought under 42 USC §1985 and 1986 (the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871) as well as civil assault, battery and conspiracy causes of actions. The allegations draw heavily from the criminal charges that have been leveled against the 31 individual defendants. 

Conrad Smith et al. v. Trump et al. (1:21-cv-2265-APM)

The suit is on behalf of eight injured Capitol Police officers against Donald J. Trump, the Trump Campaign, Stop the Steal, Roger Stone, the Proud Boys, the Oath Keepers, individual members or affiliates of the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, and others stemming from their alleged incitement of, or involvement in, the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The suit is brought under 42 U.S.C. §§1985-1986 (the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871) as well under local civil assault, battery, and other causes of action. The suit is being litigated by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

James Blassingame and Sidney Hemby v. Donald J. Trump (1:21-cv-858-APM 

Two Capitol Police officers filed a suit against former President Trump for injuries allegedly sustained during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The suit is brought under 42 U.S.C. §§1985-86 (the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871) and local civil causes of action, including conspiracy, assault and battery. The case is being litigated by United to Protect Democracy.  

Bennie G. Thompson et al. v. Donald J. Trump et al. (1:21-cv-400-APM)

The suit was brought by 11 members of Congress who alleged injuries sustained in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Defendants include Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, the Oath Keepers, the Proud Boys, the Warboys and Enrique Tarrio. The suit is being brought under 42 U.S.C. §1985 (the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871). 

Eric Swalwell v. Donald J. Trump, et al. (1:21-cv-586-APM)

Rep. Swalwell is suing former President Trump, Donald J. Trump, Jr., Rep. Mo Brooks and Rudolph Giuliani for injuries Swalwell says he sustained in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. His suit is brought under 42 U.S.C. §1985-86 (the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871) as well as under local civil causes of actions.

Trump v. Thompson (1:21-CV-2769)

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol; the House Jan. 6 Select Committee; David Ferriero, archivist of the United States; and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to block the release of his White House records to the select committee. 

Coomer v. Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. (2020-CV-34319)

Eric Coomer, a former high-level official at Dominion Voting Systems, alleges that the Trump Campaign, Sidney Powell, Rudolph Giuliani and others defamed him by falsing alleging that he participated in an "Antifa conference call" in which he was overheard promising to ensure that Biden won the 2020 presidential election. The false claim made Coomer, he alleges, "the face" of false conspiracy theories alleging that Dominion's technology had been somehow used to rig the election, causing "immense injury to his reputation, professional standing, safety, and privacy."

 

Inspector General Reports

Inspectors general in multiple federal agencies have launched investigations in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection. Below are reports from some of these investigations

Defense Department

U.S. Capitol Police

 

Other Reports

  • Report of U.S. Army Operations on January 6, 2021 (March 18, 2021)
    • This report, written by the Department of the Army, details the Army's claims about its conduct and that of the D.C. National Guard on Jan. 6. Some of the material has been alleged by current and former Guard officials to be false.