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Pro-Trump extremists, including Jacob Chansley, the "QAnon Shaman" known for his painted face and horned hat, intended "to capture and assassinate elected officials," the Justice Department says in a new court filing. Chansley was taken into custody in Arizona. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Convinced the election was stolen, thousands of Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6 as Congress counts and certifies the Electoral College vote. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Enhanced security measures, including razor wire atop a security fence surrounding the U.S. Capitol, are being implemented across the nation in preparation for next week's Presidential inauguration. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions visits California in April 2017. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz has released a critical review of Sessions' 2018 zero tolerance policy on people trying to cross the Southwest border. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Civil liberties advocates say they fear that the kinds of measures that could be put in place after last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol could disproportionately hurt minorities. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California displays the signed article of impeachment against President Trump in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill. It's unclear when a Senate trial will start. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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President-elect Joe Biden plans to name a slate of career officials as acting heads of agencies until the Senate confirms his picks. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Bartow County, Ga. election workers conduct a full hand count of ballots in the Jan. 5 Senate runoff between former Sen. David Perdue and Sen.-elect Jon Ossoff as part of a voluntary recount aimed at improving voter confidence. Stephen Fowler/Georgia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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A screenshot from the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection allegedly shows gold medalist swimmer Klete Keller wearing an Olympic jacket. U.S. District Court hide caption

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said that impeaching President Trump is "a constitutional remedy that will ensure that the republic will be safe from this man." She's seen here walking to the House floor Wednesday ahead of the vote. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio says investigators are looking at "potentially members of Congress" who gave tours to rioters prior to the insurrection. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The article of impeachment against President Trump was signed at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after it passed in the House. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, seen here during a trip Tuesday to the U.S.-Mexico border, released a statement during Wednesday's House impeachment debate calling on Americans to "ease tensions." Go Nakamura/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., seen here in November, told viewers during an Instagram Live on Tuesday that she feared for her life as a violent pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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