One person was shot dead in the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC when dozen supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building and violently clashed with police

Disgruntled Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic protest aimed at preventing a peaceful transfer of power

The attack forced politicians to rush out of the building, disrupting the challenges to the victory of Joe Biden’s electoral college

President Trump cautiously called for peace long after the protests began, but did not urge supporters to disperse. Previously, he had apparently got them to march on Capitol Hill

The Mayor of Washington, DC.Muriel Bowser ordered a curfew for the entire city from 6 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday

The Department of Homeland Security is sending additional federal agents to the U.S. Capitol to quell violence from supporters of President Trump who are protesting against the formal approval of Congress for President-elect Joe Biden’s victory

In her statement, Pelosi described the attack on the Capitol as a “shameful attack” on democracy “However, it cannot deter us from our responsibility to confirm the election of Joe Biden”

“The night may still be long, but we hope for a shorter agenda, but our goal will be achieved,” said the most powerful Democrat in Washington

“We also knew that despite unfounded objections to the voting in the electoral college, we would be part of history in a positive way today

“We will be part of the story now that such a shameful image of our country has been presented to the world, instigated at the highest level”

Twitter removed the retweet, like and reply features in a video posted by Donald Trump “due to the risk of violence” – while Facebook removed the clip entirely

A few minutes ago, President Trump tweeted: “These are the things and events that happen when a holy landslide election victory is so unceremoniously withdrawn by great patriots who have been treated unfairly for so long by &. Follow with love Home & in peace remember this day forever! “

Twitter re-added the warning: “This election fraud claim is controversial and this tweet cannot be replied to, retweeted or liked due to the risk of violence””

Protesters have been evacuated from the Capitol, but many are still gathered outside the building

The Press Association quoted the AP as reporting that a woman who was shot dead during the violent pro-Trump protest in the U.S. Capitol has died

The Associated Press and Washington Post report that the woman who was shot dead during a violent protest against Trump in the U.S. Capitol has died

Officials have declared the US Capitol complex “safe” after heavily armed police officers ended a nearly four-hour violent occupation by supporters of President Donald Trump

On Wednesday evening, in a safe place for House officials, the announcement “The Capitol is Safe”

rang out

The occupation interrupted the Electoral College count of Congress that marked the impending inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan. January will formalize

Politicians were evacuated to secure locations around the Capitol Complex after thousands of Trump supporters broke through the building and argued with police officers

Politicians have signaled that they will resume the constitutionally mandated count as soon as it is safe

The Washington DC police chief says at least five guns have been recovered and at least 13 people have been arrested over the pro-Trump protests in the city

When it got dark, police officers worked their way up to the demonstrators and tried to clear the area around the Capitol with rocket grenades. Large clouds of tear gas were visible

Trump supporters gathered in the country’s capital to protest against the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election

He tweeted, “America is the largest and most important democracy in the world, a shining light on the hill for freedom

“Pres Trump told a crowd to march on Capitol Hill & got his vice president involved for upholding the law. He’s shaming American democracy tonight & scares his friends, but he’s not America “

President Trump went to Twitter on Wednesday to ask his supporters, “Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement agencies, you really are on our country’s side, Stay Peaceful! “

He later tweeted, “I ask everyone in the US Capitol to stay peaceful No violence!

“Remember WE are the party to the law & Order – respect the law and our great men and women in blue Thank you!”

“This is the legacy of a policy of hatred that pitches people against one another and threatens the very foundations of democracy

“We must stand up to the challenged legislators and the American people who have the right to choose their own destiny”

Layla Moran, Liberal Democrats’ foreign affairs spokeswoman, added, “The scenes coming from Washington tonight are an attack on democracy … An attack on democracy everywhere is an attack on democracy everywhere”

He tweeted, “Donald Trump is an enemy of democracy Any British politician who has not condemned his actions after the presidential election should apologize tonight”

Meanwhile, Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham tweeted, “Any British politician who gave Trump the time of day should be ashamed now”

She added, “Solidarity with those in (the United States) on the side of democracy and the peaceful and constitutional transfer of power, shame on those who instigated this attack on democracy”

Emily Thornberry, Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, described the Washington scenes as “deeply shocking”

“Listen to Republican Congressman Kinzinger who says,” If this were Belarus, we’d call it an attempted coup “” Keeping the guardrails “” The president owes cowardice – he should accept that he has lost “”

“These are not” protesters “- this is a direct attack on democracy and the lawmakers who are carrying out the will of the American people”

Lord Chancellor and Attorney General Robert Buckland also condemned the situation in Washington, tweeting: “Terrible scenes at today’s US Congress

“We have always admired our great friends in the US for your peaceful transfers of power and the dignified acceptance of the election victory and defeat by the candidates. Those who want to undermine this must never get their way”

Mr Johnson tweeted, “Shameful scenes in US. Congress The United States stands for democracy around the world, and it is now crucial that there be a peaceful and orderly transfer of power ”

His comments came after British politicians from all parties described the Washington scenes as “deeply shocking” and “extremely terrible”

Mr Trump had previously urged his supporters to travel to Washington to protest against Congressional approval of Mr Biden’s victory in the November presidential election

Both houses of Congress were forced to abruptly pause by the protest as they discussed the electoral college vote to give Mr Biden the presidency

Police urged politicians to put on gas masks after tear gas was distributed in the Capitol Rotunda amidst fighting

She already put a curfew in the District of Columbia from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

At least one explosive device was found near the US Capitol during a forcible occupation of the building by supporters of President Donald Trump

Police aimed guns at a door that was destroyed during a joint congressional session in the chamber of the house

Protesters entered the building as Congress held a joint session to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Electoral College 306-232 over President Donald Trump

A group of Republican Senators said they would reject the votes of multiple states’ electoral college unless Congress appointed a commission to review election results

Twitter has warned President Trump’s latest tweet – a video in which he told his supporters that the election results were fraudulent and that he feels their “pain”

The warning reads, “This election fraud claim is controversial and this tweet cannot be replied to, retweeted, or liked due to the risk of violence””

Ivanka Trump had to sort this out after deleting a tweet calling on “American patriots” to oppose the violence in the Capitol

After being asked if she believed the violent protesters were patriots, Ms. Trump replied, “No Peaceful Protest is Patriotic Violence is unacceptable and must be strongly condemned”

President Trump tweeted a video urging his supporters to go home after violent protests in the U.S. Capitol

In the clip, he spoke to his supporters and told them that the election results were fraudulent and that he felt their “pain”

President-elect Joe Biden has called the violent protests against the US Capitol an “attack on the most sacred American corporation: the conduct of the people’s business”

Mr Biden also called for President Donald Trump to immediately make a televised address urging his supporters to end what he called an “unprecedented attack” as pro-Trump protesters forcibly occupy the US Capitol / p>

President-elect Joe Biden said democracy was “facing an unprecedented attack” after pro-Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol in Washington DC

Reports indicate that one person was shot dead in a skirmish between police and Trump supporters in the Capitol building in Washington DC

Angry Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol in a chaotic protest to prevent a peaceful transfer of power

The attack forced politicians to rush out of the building, disrupting the challenges to the victory of Joe Biden’s electoral college

Protesters fought past the police and broke through the building, yelling and waving Trump and American flags as they marched through the halls

Official warnings instructed people to duck under their seats and put on gas masks to cover after tear gas was used in the Capitol rotunda

While the senators were being evacuated, some House politicians tweeted that they were taking refuge in their offices

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Chairman Chuck Schumer issue a joint statement calling on President Trump to demand that all protesters leave the U.S. Capitol and Capitol immediately

The White House says National Guard troops along with other federal protection agencies are traveling to the Capitol to end a violent occupation by President Donald Trump’s supporters

Press spokesman Kayleigh McEnany tweeted: “On instructions from President @ realDonaldTrump, the National Guard is on the move with other federal protection agencies”

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