How a pro-Trump mob was able to breach security and storm the Capitol
U.S. Capitol Police were unable to stop a breach of the Capitol by a mob of President Trump's supporters. Post reporter Carol Leonnig and a former Senate Sergeant at Arms describe the events.
Republican and Democratic members of Congress condemned a pro-Trump mob on Jan. 6 after it breached the U.S. Capitol during a joint session of Congress. Trump supporters interrupted a joint session of Congress to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory by storming the Capitol for hours. Lawmakers took cover and one woman who was shot died. Biden slams pro-Trump mob as 'domestic terrorists' Police have confirmed that a woman who was shot earlier during the Capitol riots has died due to her injuries.
Earlier today supporters massed outside Congress - and then forced their way in - leading to the suspension of the session which was due to confirm Joe Biden as the next President.