In a White House speech today marking the first anniversary of the riot at the Capitol on January 6th, 2021, Vice President Harris stated,

“Certain dates echo throughout history, including dates that instantly remind all who have lived through them — where they were and what they were doing when our democracy came under assault.  Dates that occupy not only a place on our calendars but a place in our collective memory.  December 7th, 1941.  September 11th, 2001.  And January 6th, 2021.”

Here at SOFREP we simply can’t call the events of January 6th an “Insurrection” for the following reason.

One, not a single one of the more than 700 people facing charges for their participation in the events of that day have been charged with the offense of “Rebellion or Insurrection” under 18 U.S. Code 2383 which reads as follows: