I’ll free US Capitol rioters if reelected, says Trump
Donald Trump on Monday pledged to free people jailed for taking part in the 2021 attack on the US Capitol as one of his first actions if reelected, calling them “hostages

The rioters – egged on by the then-president and fueled by his false claims of voter fraud – stormed the seat of US democracy on January 6, 2021, in a bid to halt the transfer of power to Joe Biden.

Around 1,358 defendants have been charged in the 38 months since then, according to the latest figures from the Justice Department released last week.
About 500 has been sentenced to prison