2020 ELECTION/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/FBI: “An ABC News investigation into the nearly 200 accused rioters facing federal charges for their alleged involvement at the Capitol — based on court filings, military records, interviews, and available news reports– found that at least fifteen individuals who stormed the building have since said that they acted based on Trump’s encouragement, including some of those accused of the most violent and serious crimes…

Through social media posts and testimony included in affidavits and other court filings, FBI agents have highlighted how dozens of others facing charges saw Trump’s pleas for his supporters to convene in Washington ahead of the [2020 election] Electoral College vote count as a clarion call that they should be prepared for violence.”

-Olivia Rubin, Alexander Mallin, and Alex Hosenball, “‘Because President Trump said to’: Over a dozen Capitol rioters say they were following Trump’s guidance,” abcnews.go.com, Feb. 9, 2021