Trump supporters clashed with police as they stormed barricades at the Capitol building in Washington DC following a rally on January 6.
Pro-Trump protesters clashed with police, pressing against barricades, and throwing objects outside the US Capitol Building in Washington.
Wednesday’s pro-Trump rally was held on the day Congress was set to vote to affirm Joe Biden’s win in the Electoral College. However, the vote was halted after demonstrations turned violent and protesters breached the Capitol.
Trump supporters climbed over barricades and clashing with police on the steps of the Capitol.
The mob of Trump supporters gained access into the Capitol, sparking a lockdown and activation of the DC National Guard, reports said. At least one person was reportedly shot inside the Capitol.
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