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CGTN America 6 Jan 2021

HAPPENING NOW: D.C. protest continues as people moving to Capitol Hill

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HAPPENING NOW: People supporting President Trump start walking towards Capitol Hill. Few protesters wear masks despite the U.S. recording more than 210,000 new COVID-19 cases each day, according to Johns Hopkins University.


HAPPENING NOW: Thousands of President Trump's supporters protest outside the Capitol building in support of Trump and his fraudulent claims of voting fraud as U.S. Congress votes to certify the President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
Crowds supporting President Trump gather in Washington D.C. to protest. Police officers on horseback are monitoring the situation.
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: 14-year Air Force veteran, Ashli Babbitt, has been identified as the woman shot in the Capitol Building. Three separate medical emergencies also resulted in fatalities.

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HAPPENING NOW: Protest outside the Capitol Hill escalates. Trump supporters clash with police. Reports of two cardiac arrests on steps of the Capitol. Due to the situation in the area, Metro announced trains are temporarily by-passing Capitol South Station.

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