Supporters of former President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. A New York man who was not at the riot is on trial for allegedly threatening to kill members of Congress in media posts supportive of the assault.

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on in Washington. Lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories related to the 2020 election are gaining traction among local, county and state Republicans, who are using their online platforms to disseminate many of the same dangerous messages that led to the violent insurrection at the Capitol last month. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)