SCOTUS raises bar for obstruction charge against Trump, Jan. 6 rioters

Pro-Trump protesters storm into the U.S. Capitol during clashes with police, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo)

The U.S. Supreme Court raised the legal bar on Friday for prosecutors pursuing obstruction charges in the federal election subversion case against Donald Trump and defendants involved in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.