DOJ drops charges against 129 people involved in anti-Trump protests

The office of the US Attorney for the District of Columbia [official website] announced [text, PDF] Thursday that it was dropping charges against 129 people arrested in the Inauguration Day protests, proceeding with charges against 59 defendants. During President Donald Trump’s inauguration, more than 200 people were arrested on charges ranging from urging or inciting a riot, engaging in a riot and destruction of property. Prosecutors said the decision was made “in light of the legal rulings by the court…

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