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Jan. 6 Capitol riot: One year later, key numbers to know

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It’s been exactly 363 days since Jan. 6, 2021, when a violent mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attack that left multiple people dead and more than 140 officers injured. More than 700 people have been charged by the Justice Department.

A bipartisan select committee probing the insurrection — established after Republicans in Congress voted against a 9/11-style commission — has issued more than 50 subpoenas since its formation in June.

Below are some notable numbers related to the attack and its aftermath.

725+

The number of people charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, according to the FBI

80

The age (in years) of the oldest person, an Army veteran from West Chester, Pa., arrested in connection with the attack

18

The age (in years) of the youngest person, a teenager from Milton, Ga., charged in connection with the attack

46

The number of states that the people who were arrested came from

163

The number of Capitol rioters who have entered guilty pleas in connection to the riot, according to NPR

140+

The number of police officers who were injured during the riot, according to officials from the U.S. Capitol Police and Metropolitan Police departments

4

The number of Capitol Police officers who committed suicide following the attack

6

The approximate number of hours Congress was delayed in certifying Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump in the Electoral College vote; the breach of the Capitol began shortly after 2 p.m. ET, and lawmakers returned to certify the results around 8 p.m. ET

147

The number of Republicans who voted against certifying the election after the attack

25

The number of tweets and retweets posted to Trump’s Twitter feed on Jan. 6, including this one at 6:01 p.m. ET: “These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long. Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!”

1.5 million

The estimated cost (in dollars) of the damage to the Capitol Building on Jan. 6, according to the Architect of the Capitol

An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of then-President Donald Trump riot in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021.
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of then-President Donald Trump riot in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021. (Leah Millis/Reuters)

100+

The number of people, businesses or entities who have received subpoenas from the select committee investigating the attack, according to CNN

275+

The number of witnesses that the Jan. 6 committee has heard from so far in its investigation of the attack, according to Reuters

35,000

The number of pages of records obtained by the select committee so far, including texts, emails and phone records from people close to Trump

2

The number of Republicans — Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois — on the nine-member committee; Cheney is a top target for Trump and his allies in this year’s Republican primary, while Kinzinger has announced he’s retiring from Congress at the end of his term

63

The number of months Robert Palmer was sentenced to prison — the longest sentence handed down so far; Palmer, a 54-year-old Florida resident, pleaded guilty to assaulting law enforcement officers with a dangerous weapon after hurling a fire extinguisher, plank and pole at them

75

The percentage of Trump voters now convinced the election was "rigged and stolen" from him, according to the most recent Yahoo News/YouGov poll

54

The percentage of Trump voters who view the attack on the Capitol as "unjustified,” according to the same Yahoo News/YouGov poll

27

The percentage of registered U.S. voters who think the next election will be "free and fair,” says the poll

84

The percentage of American adults who are worried about the future of democracy, according to the poll

60

According to the poll, the percentage of U.S. adults who believe an attack like the one on Jan. 6 could happen again

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