The FBI used my journalism to charge a January 6 insurrectionist. I have complicated feelings about that.

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Apr 18 · 6 min read

After the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, what do consequences mean in this country — and who ends up facing them?

Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Photo: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

By Abigail Higgins

When I got out of the shower one morning at the end of March, I had a voicemail from the FBI. They wanted to talk.

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