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Brooks sought preemptive "all-purpose" pardons for Republicans who challenged the results of the 2020 election, CBS's Robert Costa reported.
They face charges including assault, theft, trespassing, property destruction and conspiracy.
The Democratic president also commuted the sentences of 75 others for nonviolent, drug-related convictions.
The president said he will grant 75 commutations and three pardons for people charged with low-level drug offenses or nonviolent crimes.
The ex-president was called out for his Jan. 6 pledge.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam granted posthumous pardons to seven Black men who were executed in 1951 for the rape of a white woman.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty in June to misdemeanor counts of assault and harassment.
In 2019, the outgoing Republican governor pardoned Patrick Baker, who was related to a couple that had raised more than $20,000 for Bevin.
The "Tiger King" star wants Biden to do what Trump didn't.
Dwight and Steven Hammond's conviction for torching federal lands sparked the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge led by ranchers Ryan and Ammon Bundy.