Trump Supporters Breach Capitol Building

January 7, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect ... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 7, 2021

After President Donald Trump encouraged supporters to march to the Capitol and demonstrate against the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral victory, hundreds of supporters ran up to the Capitol Building and clashed with police, leading to chaos and arrests.

Eventually, supporters of the President breached the Capitol Building itself, leading lawmakers to barricade in place and prompting police to draw their guns inside the House chamber.

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After President Donald Trump encouraged supporters to march to the Capitol and demonstrate against the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral victory, hundreds of supporters ran up to the Capitol Building and clashed with police, leading to chaos and arrests.

Eventually, supporters of the President breached the Capitol Building itself, leading lawmakers to barricade in place and prompting police to draw their guns inside the House chamber.

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