Pro-Trump Protesters Surround Police Car at U.S. Capitol Building
Date: 2021-01-06 20:42:08
Pro-Trump protesters surged into the U.S. Capitol amid an extraordinary attempt by a group of House and Senate Republicans to object to the Electoral College results, disrupting a process that historically had been a quadrennial post-election formality.
Supporters of President Donald Trump and his baseless claims that he lost the November election because of fraud marched into the rotunda of the Capitol building as the House and Senate were debating the objections.
The House and Senate were temporarily recessed and Vice President Mike Pence, who was presiding over the joint session of Congress, was whisked away from the House floor. Security officials were preparing to evacuate lawmakers. Doors to the House and Senate chambers were locked.
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