Thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol hill and clashed with police, resulting in at least four deaths and interrupting a constitutional process to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the election.
Both the House and Senate and the entire Capitol were placed under a lockdown.
Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers were evacuated to safe locations.
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Pro-Trump protestors breached the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, violently clashing with law enforcement as lawmakers were gathered inside to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November’s presidential election
Curfew imposed in Washington DC after US President Donald Trump supporters storm Capitol Building.
Armed mob was protesting Trump defeat.Congress resume electrol vote count and to certify Joe Biden Win.
Social media platforms which have suspended President Trump’s ability to post: – Twitter – Facebook – Instagram – Snapchat.
Curfew has been imposed in Washington DC after US President Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building last night.
Violence erupted after Trump incited supporters to protest at Congress. Rioters clashed with police one rioter shot dead.
The curfew was imposed as protesters stormed the Capitol Building when the House and Senate met to debate certifying President-elect Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election. Mr Trump has called on his violent supporters to go home but repeated his claims that the US Presidential election was stolen.
Earlier, Democrats won two Senate seats in Georgia that tipped control of the Senate in their favour. The Democrats have won control of the Senate after Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated Republican incumbents.
Twitter, Facebook block Trump from posting amid Capitol violence.
Never in history of US democracy has been such chaos after election results the outgoing President create such confusion and controversy to his supporters.
PM Modi tweeted, Distressed to see news about rioting and violence in Washington DC. Orderly and peaceful transfer of power must continue. The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests.
European leaders have described today’s events at the US Capitol: “Shocking.” “Disgraceful.” “Outrageous images.” “… an unseen assault on US democracy.” They also called for the election results to be respected.
Leaders from around the world, including Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, shared their thoughts after a mob stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon.
NicolaSturgeon·The scenes from the US Capitol are utterly horrifying. Solidarity with those in US on the side of democracy and the peaceful and constitutional transfer of power. Shame on those who have incited this attack on democracy.
ScottMorrisonMP·Very distressing scenes at the US Congress. We condemn these acts of violence and look forward to a peaceful transfer of Government to the newly elected administration in the great American democratic tradition
EmmanuelMacron·We believe in democracy. #WeAreOne
@BorisJohnson·Disgraceful scenes in U.S. Congress. The United States stands for democracy around the world and it is now vital that there should be a peaceful and orderly transfer of power.
Justin tweet, Leaders from around the world, including Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, shared their thoughts after a mob stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon.
acindaardern·Democracy – the right of people to exercise a vote, have their voice heard and then have that decision upheld peacefully should never be undone by a mob. Our thoughts are with everyone who is as devastated as we are by the events of today. I have no doubt democracy will prevail.
Charles Michel,the eucopresident·The US Congress is a temple of democracy. To witness tonight’s scenes in #WashingtonDC is a shock. We trust the US to ensure a peaceful transfer of power to @JoeBiden
TPKanslia@TPKanslia President @Niinisto: ”The American democracy has long been a model for the world. Its integrity and continuation are important for us all.”
PM @MarinSanna: ”The attack on Capitol Hill in Washington DC is a very serious and worrying matter. It shows how important it is to firmly and strongly defend democracy at all times.”