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Double Standard: Feds Drop Charges In Stephen Colbert Staffers’ Insurrection

Comedian Stephen Colbert hosts a rally with former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain at the College of Charleston on January 20, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina.

At a glance

  • “We cannot move forward with misdemeanor charges of unlawful entry against” Colbert staffers arrested on June 16, the office said
  • The staffers were “never asked to leave by the staffers who invited them,” the office added
  • Trump supporters who trespassed at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 still remain in jail

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