Nine employees associated with CBS's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" were detained last month at a facility on the grounds of the US Capitol complex.

the misdemeanour charges against the defendant "cannot move ahead," according to prosecutors, who made the decision made by the U.S. attorney's office in Washington.

the nine people detained on June 16 in the offices of Longworth House. The incident happened after the third open hearing by the House panel looking into the Capitol uprising on January 6, 2021.

Noting that the nine arrested men were invited and their escorts never requested that they leave the building,

Despite Capitol Police's refusal to provide the names of those detained, a source close to the situation gave The Associated Press a list of nine individuals.

who Capitol Police had detained. They included numerous producers as well as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's voice actor, comedian and author Robert Smigel.

The members of the group were repeatedly warned before entering Congress buildings, according to police, they were detained on charges of unauthorized entry.

According to the prosecution, the group had been invited by congressional workers, who had never asked them to leave.