- Donald Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol on Wednesday as Congress was debating the outcome of November’s presidential election.
- Lawmakers were evacuated from their chambers. Shots were fired inside the House of Representatives. Four people died.
- Police used teargas and pepper spray to disperse the mob.
- Lawmakers had been debating a challenge to Arizona’s Electoral College votes for Joe Biden.
- President Trump encouraged the riot in a speech outside the White House, saying, “Our country has had enough and we will not take it any more.” He later called on supporters to leave the Capitol grounds.
- Washington DC mayor Muriel Bowser imposed a nighttime curfew.
- National Guards from DC and neighboring Virginia were mobilized.
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